Event — Montpelier: James and Dolley Madison’s Home

Gilmore Cabin Workshop Series – “Natural Dyeing” with Pat Brodowski

Where: James Madison’s Montpelier

11350 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957

When: Saturday, October 22, 2016, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Details: Through the late 19th century, dyes used to color textiles came primarily from naturally-occuring materials such as plants. Pat Brdowski, a textiles expert and vegetable gardener at Monticello, will explore the techniques and materials used in the natural dyeing of fabrics such as silk, cotton, and wool.

Cost: Free; includes all materials. Lunch provided.

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