Natural Dyeing: 2-3 Day Residency

Jamie Root

Teaching Artist Jamie Root begins with the 45-minute lecture/demonstration outlined previously. Over the next 2-3 days, students will then discover the use of diffferent fibers, mordants, and dyes.  Students will participate in dyeing and making their own great examples of textile art.


To schedule this program please contact us at 816-531-4022 or by email at


Grade Levels: 3,4,5,6,7,8

Fees: $110 single, $95 each for 2 or more on the same day; Materials Fee: $15 per class + other materials fee per student to be determined based on project; A $110 planning meeting is required for the residency / The break between workshops must not exceed 90 minutes to receive the reduced rate. Title 1 Schools may qualify for funding assistance.

Availability: Open year round

Teacher Guide: natural dyeing

Requirements: A well-ventilated room; tables; a source of electricity and water nearby. The artist will bring all materials needed, including hot plates to cook dyes.

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