We will hear from Catharine Ellis author of Art and Science of Natural Dyeing.

Catharine Ellis has been a weaver and a dyer for over 40 years. After three decades of teaching the Fiber Program at Haywood Community College in NC she is now dedicated to studio work, focusing on natural dye processes. She also does specialized, selected teaching, in the U.S. and internationally. Recent projects include teaching natural dyeing in Guatemalan through Mayan Hands.

Catharine is the originator of the woven shibori process and author of the instructional book, Woven Shibori Updated in 2016 to include natural dyes . Her textile work is shown extensively in exhibitions and shows. She is currently working collaboratively with the Oriole Mill in North Carolina to produce specialty Jacquard fabrics.

You can read more about her and her latest work at https://blog.ellistextiles.com/

This meeting is via Zoom only. Members will receive their Zoom invitation by email.

2024 February Guild Meeting – 20 February – 6:30pm