Introduction to Dyeing and Surface Design
We all know that different types of weaves/colors in wool create a variety of effects in your hooked pieces.
And you can be the master of your wooly destiny by dyeing your own wool!
If you are person who is interested in the dye process, or a beginning dyer, or even a dyer who is interested
in gaining some tips and tricks, this class is for you.
This hands-on class will explore what basic equipment is needed to begin dyeing, the marriage of
dye and fabric and why it works, and various techniques that increase the interest of your fabric surface
(such as gradation, marbleizing, etc).
Learn to be the master of your own wooly destiny!
Each student will take home a notebook, a color wheel, a small bottle of Synthrapol, and 1/2 yard of wool.
Teacher: Gina Levesque - Across Generations
Class Fee: $55
When: April 27, 2019 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Where: Upstairs Classroom Kirkwood Community Center
Gina Levesque is a fourth generation rug hooker and has been hooking for over twenty years.
One of her greatest pleasures is to dye wool for her own creations, and for the creations of others.
Her dyeing experience covers not only acid dyes, but natural dyes as well.
Her business, Across Generations, sells her hand-dyed wools and rug hooking supplies.
Her hand-dyed wools can also be found on her Etsy store, as well as in quilt shops such as
The Quilted Cow (Bolton MA), Sew Many Quilts (Checotah OK),
Tiger Valley Quilt Co (Utica NY), and Bolt Load of Fabric (Wagoner OK).
Click here for Class Registration Form