Workshop

CNDS Studios: Natural Dyes Textile Workshop

27 April 2024
10:30am to 1pm
£65

Join Debbie Mitchener from CNDS Studios in an exploration of natural dyes, using plants and seeds to colour textiles.

Join Debbie Mitchener from CNDS Studios in an exploration of natural dyes, using plants and seeds to colour textiles.

The Victorian times saw a transformation in the processes of fabric colouring, and in this workshop you will be guided through ancient techniques of textile transformation. You will be producing cotton samples to learn the process of natural dyeing, and create your own square silk scarf using overdyeing techniques.

Useful information

  • All levels of ability and experience are welcome.

  • The workshop will take place in the dedicated Learning Centre at Leighton House.

  • After the workshop, participants will also have access to the museum and historic house.

  • Ticket price includes all the materials and the bespoke silk scarf to take home.

  • Friends Under 30s receive 25% discount. Join The Friends today.

Meet CNDS Studios

CNDS Studios is an East London based creative studio specialising in fibre-based practices and natural dyes, focusing on collaborative design and sustainable development. They are returning to Leighton House to share their expertise in response to our temporary exhibition Out Shopping: The Dresses of Marion and Maud Sambourne (1880-1910)

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Leighton House

12 Holland Park Road, London, Greater London, W14 8LZ
020 7361 3783

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Wednesdays to Mondays, 10am – 5:30pm

Last entry 4:30pm

 

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In October 2022 Leighton House completed a major redevelopment that has provided the museum with improved visitor facilities, additional exhibition space, a dedicated learning centre and a brand new cafe overlooking the garden, all located in a new wing which also houses a welcoming reception area and shop.

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