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Lanesboro, MN 55949

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MN Grown Color: Harvesting and Dyeing with Native Plants

September 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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    Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center

This class has been cancelled due to the minimum number of participants not being met.

Join us as we explore the art of growing, harvesting, and dyeing with plants grown here in Minnesota. We will focus on harvesting Goldenrod and Black Walnut together, but may find some other natural dye plants to use on our plant walk. You’ll learn how to process plants and flowers from the forest, prairies, and your own gardens to create beautiful hues. By the end of class you’ll have learned the basic techniques of making dye from a couple of plants available in Minnesota this fall. Participants will need to bring two to three different 100% natural fibers to dye (linen, silk, wool, cotton), that weigh no more than 8 oz all together. Fibers can be purchased at a fabric or craft store.

Please note: If you found this class in our course catalog, the class fee was listed at $27, this was a misprint and the actual class fee is correct on the ticketing platform below.