Using only natural materials, create original leaf prints on an undyed hand-rolled ponge silk scarf.

Learn all about the process and take home the silk scarf that you will have printed in the workshop.

In this workshop you will learn about:

  • Preparation of silk (scouring and mordanting)
  • Preparation of table and safety precautions
  • Preparation of leaves and plant materials
  • Dipping of silk in iron water
  • Sun side and moon side of leaves
  • Layout, creating pattern and design
  • Rolling over dowel, bundling and steaming

Unwrapping, washing, ironing and after care of your scarf

The cost includes:

  • Hand-rolled ponge silk scarf
  • All materials and equipment needed on the day
  • Written instructions for you to take away
  • Tea, coffee, biscuits freely available throughout

Just bring your own lunch!

Important note: Booking essential! Minimum 3 participants. Cancellations less than 3 days in advance are non-refundable.

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Botanical printing on silk (4.08.2024)

Botanical printing on silk
4 hrs | £45

Date & Time:
Sunday 4 August 2024, 10.30am – 2.30pm
(GMT+00:00) Edinburgh, London

Staff Member:
Lynda Marshall

hArt and Sewl, 94 High street, Arbroath DD11 1HL


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