Rethinking Circularity: Dyeing with Avocado Seeds & Onion Skins - New York Botanical Garden (Bronx)

13 October 2018

Rethinking Circularity: Dyeing with Avocado Seeds & Onion Skins - New York Botanical Garden (Bronx)

New York Botanical Garden
2950 Southern Blvd. Watson Building
Bronx, NY 10458

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 Before the discovery of synthetic dyes, plants and other natural sources were used by all cultures to color fiber. Discover the history and basics of dyeing with plants by using avocado seeds, which yield pink tones, and onion skins to create a range of earthy hues from yellow and orange to burgundy and browns. Each participant will receive 3 silk scarves to dye during the workshop, a natural dyes zine and extra avocado seeds and onion skins to dye at home.