Bundle Dyeing Workshop
Join Emmaline Molloy of Valley Botanicals at Mother Botanical Shop in Big Sur for bundle dyeing. You will get to learn about this free-form technique using plant powders, fresh plants + food waste on a silk scarf/bandana, including rose petals, eucalyptus, marigold, onion skins, hibiscus flowers, turmeric, blueberries and more. We will discuss the basics of natural dyeing, including how to prepare your fabric with a mordant to ensure the colors hold over time. Each participant will leave the workshop with a unique botanical silk scarf/bandana and a detailed, instructional handout for future bundle dyeing projects at home!
No previous plant dye experience necessary!
When: Sunday, November 15th
Time: 2:00 - 5:00pm
Where: Mother Botanical + Shop, Big Sur CA (shop located next to Big Sur Bakery)
Cost: $60 includes one silk scarf/bandana
Emmaline Molloy is the creator + owner of Valley Botanicals, a plant-based skincare, candle + natural dye line based out of Big Sur, CA. A self-taught herbalist, Emmaline started making wellness and skincare products when it became difficult to find ones which were chemical free. Immersing herself in herbal literature + workshops, she began growing medicinal plants and experimenting with her own remedies. Valley Botanicals was created in hopes of expanding Emmaline's passion for using natural skincare + medicine within the community. All products are handcrafted in small batches and do not contain any chemicals, parabens or preservatives.