Ecoprint with natural dyes

Courtyard studio, Claydon. Bucks. October 7-9th 2020

A three day course for people who already have some experience of ecoprinting.

Combine ecoprint with natural dye to produce vibrant colourful results


You will learn about:

- fabric selection and preparation

- mordanting for natural dyes

- making natural dyebaths with a variety of different dyes

- combining ecoprint with natural dyes using several different techniques

- printing both cellulose and protein fabrics

- setting up a home dye studio economically

- aftercare of your fabrics



You will begin by making a variety of samples using different dyes and techniques, and progress to printing scarves, yardage or garments.

You will go home with lots of samples, several beautiful printed items, and all the knowledge and skills to continue exploring this exciting process independently



Price £270

Plus materials fee of £30 - to include starter pack of mordanted fabric and all dyes, mordants and studio consumables

For enquiries about course content, contact caroline.nixon@btinternet.com

To see details of caroline's previous and forthcoming workshops,and read workshop reviews visit www.handmadetextilesbycaroline.co.uk

To book, visit the Courtyard studio website https://www.thecourtyardartstudio.com/artcourses

Th courtyard studio website contains information about accommodation possibilities, from camping to luxury. Feel free to contact the studio - they are very helpful regarding accommodation and transport, especially for international students.