Dyeing to Hook • December 7

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Wednesday, December 7, 12 – 4 pm

Katie DeCosse

Learn how to dye wool for rug hooking using acid dyes. Participants in this workshop will learn several processes and techniques to dye wool in order to add interest and texture to a hooked rug, including steaming, dip dyeing, and dyeing using a crock pot and microwave. This class will also provide the Dye Lab Training required to rent the Dye Lab in the future. Wear clothes that can get dirty and shoes that will not slip on a wet floor. Prerequisite: Intro to Traditional Rug Hooking, Intro to Punch Needle Rug Hooking, or substantial previous experience with rug hooking. Materials fee $15 to cover the cost of wool and dyes, payable (cash or check) to the instructor at the time of the class.

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Instructor Bio:

Katie DeCosse is a Textile Center Shop Associate and a fiber fanatic. Since joining the Textile Center, she has added dyeing and traditional rug hooking to her repertoire of fiber skills that includes knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, and sewing. She honed her teaching skills while earning a MA in education and pursuing a career in veterinary assistance. Assisting students in mastering new skills, in particular learning to use the Ellen Erede Wells Dye Lab, and seeing the “light go on” when a student succeeds brings her great satisfaction.     @katie55418 


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Withdrawal Policy

If you need to withdraw from class and you send a withdrawal request at least 5 business days before the start of your workshop, you may receive a refund (minus a $25 processing fee). Alternatively, you may transfer your full tuition to another currently listed class or convert your full tuition into a tax-deductible donation to Textile Center.

We are unable to provide a refund or make a tuition transfer if your notice of withdrawal is received less than 5 business days before the start of your workshop, except in the case of illness or health risk (please see COVID-19 tuition transfer policy here). In this case, your tuition can be converted to a tax-deductible donation to Textile Center. We will be happy to provide you with a receipt for your donation if you request one.

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