Natural Dyers Interest Group Founder
Jenai Hooke has travelled to the far corners of the world to learn the art of natural dyeing; her passion is Indigo and this has become the focus of her practice. She now shares her knowledge through workshops and community art projects. She is the founder of the Sunshine Coast Natural Dyers Interest Group (SCNDIG) that now has over 130 members. Her work is shown in gallery exhibitions, public art installations, teaching workshops and master classes both nationally and internationally. Jenai has recently been appointed to the Sunshine Coast councils funding for the arts assessment committee (RADF).
ABOUT THE HOUSE OF ARTISAN WORKSHOP
You will learn a little of the basics of making and maintaining an organic indigo vat (no nasty chemicals used). Create design using stitching, dye your piece in indigo and frame in an embroidery hoop. All ready to embellish with some needlework or just adorn a wall as is.
Light Refreshments included.
Workshop Level: Beginner
Suitable for: Ages 12+
What do I bring? Long rubber gloves (kitchen wash up style), closed in shoes. We will supply everything else, including an Apron. We will send you a reminder email during the week leading up to your Workshop. Please keep an eye out for it (including in your Others or Trash folders).
Cancellations: Cancellations 30 days out will receive full refund; 14 days out will receive 50% refund; cancellations 7 days out will forfeit full payment.