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Eco-printing ecourse by Louise Upshall from Gumnut Magic

Living Colour is my full eco-printing ecourse. It is a journey into various techniques of eco-printing on cotton and other fabric. Complete beginners are welcome as you will be guided through each step of my particular method. But this course is also suitable for any eco-printers who struggle to get good results on plant-based fibres. This ecourse shares all of the tricks and knowledge about eco-printing on cotton that I have spent 7 years developing, through endless experiments, failures and surprises. I want to help you have success sooner.

The course is divided into four modules: ‘Intro to Cotton’, ‘Advanced Cotton’, ‘Soy Milk Binders’, and ‘Wool and Shibori’. I am also making these modules available individually if you only want to learn one of these topics, but it is better value to buy the whole course. The ‘Soy Milk Binder’ module is available here.

In this ecourse, you will learn about:

  • choosing and preparing plant-based fabric
  • using fresh, soaked and dry leaves
  • making and using iron and alum mordants
  • making and using soy milk binders
  • different folding and rolling techniques
  • dye blankets and iron blankets
  • combining eco-print and shibori methods
  • cooking in plain water and dyebaths

Playing with different combinations of each of these variables will allow you to produce an exciting range of results. You will be able to create your own wardrobe of living colour, naturally dyed with the plants of your place.

You can join this course at any time, and you will have ongoing access to all course materials so you can work through it at your own pace.

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Please note that the below price is in Australian Dollars and will be converted to international currencies during the checkout process.


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