Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Opportunities - Not for Members Only!

Dye Classes with Susie Krage

Susie Krage of Surface Design Association - Michigan will be offering several fabric dyeing classes this fall.  All clases are held at her Detroit studio in Indian Village.  If interested, contact Susie at skrage2 "at"*

Indigo Magic: 1 day
Using only indigo, produce fabrics that range from pale to rich deep blue. We will do some
fabric manipulation to achieve variations in color as well as pattern.
Experience level: All, including beginners.
Limit: 10
Cost: $95 includes all dye and chemicals
Offered:   October 25, 9:30-4:30

Beginning Dyeing: 1 day
Learn the basics of low water immersion dyeing (LWI) using fiber reactive dyes. Both
batching and microwave dyeing will be used. Besides basics, a color gradation and some
manipulation will be included.
Experience level: Beginners
Limit: 8
Cost: $95, includes all dyes and chemicals
Offered: September 13, and again October 4, 9:30-4:30

Dyeing II: 1 day
Working with fiber reactive dye, learn to make  a 2 color gradation, parfait with many colors,
fabric manipulation and over dyeing.
Experience level: Beginning dyeing or equivalent experience
Limit: 8
Cost: $95, includes all dyes and chemicals
Offered September 20, and again October 11, 9:30-4:30

Dyeing III: Working with Thickened Dye,  1 day
Using a variety of tools, learn to create improvisational pattern on fabric. Techniques
include but are not limited to mono-printing several ways, direct painting, squirting, 
drawing, stamping and mark making on fabric.
Level: all skill levels with basic dyeing  experience
Limit: 8
Cost: $95, includes all dyes and chemicals
Offered: September 27, and again,  November 18, 9:30-4:30

*You may be asking, why the "at" instead of the @ sign?  Just trying to make it harder for scammers to pick up Susie's email.  

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