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Indigenous People Day with Rachel Muldez

Date: Oct 07, 2023
Time: 10:00 PM - 12:00 PM

10/07/2023 | Indigo Dying with Rachel Muldez Sign up Sheet

Please join the Mesquite Arts Council as they welcome local artist Rachel Muldez to teach us about traditional ways to dye fabrics. Like many indigenous cultures around the world. The art of dying items from a natural source is a primitive method. On Saturday, October 7 from 10-12 PM, learn the chemistry that makes blue Jean blue. This workshop will allow participants to dye cloth and wood fibers using Indigo. Participants will watch as their fibers turn blue, with oxygen, right in front of their eyes. Cloth and other fibers will be provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own fibers in as well.

Things to know about the workshop:
  • Instructions for multiple tie-dye methods will also be taught
  • This workshop will provide a chemistry lesson.
  • Children should be accompanied by an adult
  • Gloves will be provided for protection
  • Wear clothing that you don't mind getting a little dirty. Some plastic aprons will be on site, but accidents do happen :)
  • This is a FREE family-friendly workshop provided by the Mesquite Arts Council.
  • Learn more about our instructor here: Rachel Muldez Art Perspective



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