Seed to Linen

March 6, 2021

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March 2021

Seed to Linen (Virtual)

March 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A composite of a photograph of flax in flower and flax retting in the field

Due to its durability, beauty, and versatility, flax has been cultivated to produce linen for more than 10,000 years. Honoring this deep history, we will discuss the growing needs of this fiber plant as well as processing steps and equipment required to get started growing and making your own linen fiber. This workshop will take place online. Registrants will receive an email with a link to the Zoom event. Instructor: Melanie Wilder Melanie Wilder is a weaver, spinner and natural…

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April 2021

Grow Your Dye Garden (Virtual)

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
A garden with several rows of dye plants

This workshop is dedicated to the dye plants that can be cultivated in our region. We will talk about historical uses of these dyes and discuss what you need to know about planting and maintaining your color garden. When do you plant, how far do you space the plants, how much to plant, what parts of the plant give dye, etc.

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