Land Trust to host natural dye workshops this weekend


    On Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 11 and 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. BLT will hold a natural dye workshop. Learn how to use backyard plants to dye yarns and fabrics. Experts include Sasha Azbel, a natural dye specialist; Hope Leeson an ethnobotanist; Dinalyn Spears, director for the Natural Resources/Tribal Planning, and a member of the Narragansett Indian Tribe. Both days include morning yoga, workshop activities, catered lunch, dyeing activities, community conversations, and end of day meditation. The workshop also includes a sewing circle, creation of tote bags, aprons, wrap around skirts and/or a scarf, and a runway fashion show in the woods. Workshop includes all materials, food, instructors and materials. The cost is $100/person for both days or $75/person for one day and advance registration is required. Children ages 12 to 16 accompanied by an adult can be admitted free, but must register in advance. Contact or register via Eventbrite.

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