Online Class

The Art of Cloth Dyeing

$24.99$39.99

Whether you seek to create your own fabric, give new life to old items or just play with colors, The Art of Cloth Dyeing is the class for you.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 12 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Jane Dunnewold
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Join fiber artist Jane Dunnewold for a detailed and joyous exploration of color. You'll learn how to use fiber-reactive dyes and chemicals safely and effectively. You'll explore beginning and advanced resist methods, discover the secret to fast and easy washout, and salvage mistakes. Jane explains how dye bonds to different fabrics and how to create multicolored effects and patterns without muddying your colors. Achieve seductively rich colors that don't fade or run, whether you're creating the perfect fabric for a project or revamping thrift-store finds.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
11:46
Meet Jane Dunnewold and find out why cloth dyeing is both thrifty and rewarding.
2. Working With Dyes
25:58
3. All About Fabric
20:08
4. Supplies
12:07
5. Basic Fabric Manipulations
23:38
6. Mixing Dyes
30:36
7. Color Contact
11:57
8. The Washout
16:23
9. Advanced Fabric Manipulations
32:53
10. Themes & Variations
20:47
11. Overdyeing
24:13
12. Using Your Dyeing Skills
11:06

Taught by

Jane Dunnewold
Jane Dunnewold
Jane Dunnewold says she got interested in dyeing and printing fabrics because every time she opened the fabric bundles it was like opening a birthday present. Jane runs Art Cloth Studios in San Antonio, Texas. She strongly believes in the endless possibilities of color. Jane's first book, Complex Cloth, was published by Martingale in 1996 and is still in print and used as a textbook around the world. Art Cloth: A Guide to Surface Design on Fabric was published by Interweave in 2010.
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