Lichen Dyeing Workshop

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By Mark Furman

Event Details

Date: January 17, 2009

Time: noon-4pm

Location: At Mount Pisgah Arboretum, 34901 Frank Parrish Rd., Eugene OR 97405.

Link: http://www.MountPisgahArboretum.org

Adult Price: $40/$35 MPA members.

Organization: Mount Pisgah Arboretum

Event Description

Lichen Dyeing Workshop, Saturday, January 17, noon-4pm. Create color with lichen, with botanist Cheshire Mayrsohn! Seek out and identify lichens, learn about the mordants that make dye “stick” to yarn and cloth, then create rich, colorful dyes and dyed samples.
Call Clare at 747-1504 or email mtpisgjp@efn.org for more information or to sign up.
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