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Fwd: [Viking_Age_Reenactment] Day 2 Dye, Nov 11, York PA

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  • Folo Watkins
    This came in on a Viking Age and an 18th-century list, and I thought that the folk here and in the area might be interested: Cheers, Folo
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 25, 2006
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      This came in on a Viking Age and an 18th-century list, and I thought that
      the folk here and in the area might be interested:

      Cheers, Folo

      >Hi
      >For anyone that wants to learn to dye textile things with natural
      >dyes or just plonk stuff in a dye pot, we are having another Day 2
      >Dye on Sat Nov 11 near York, PA at Cindy's
      >(For more directions please email
      ><mailto:Silveroak%40juno.com>Silveroak@... and put D2D in
      >the subject line)
      >Start time to be determined later <G>
      >
      >OFFICIAL DISCLAIMER <G>
      >This is not an Official SCA event, it's just run by the friendly
      >folks from Owlshesrt, Silver Rylle, Markland and others <G>
      >Seneschals can relax, no paperwork needed! <VBG>
      >
      >OK on to the fun stuff!
      >We'll be running an indigo vat, mordanting yarns for now and a future
      >D2D, running many different dye pots, continuing to build the 'black'
      >collection and in general having fun coloring our world with mostly
      >'Period' dyestuffs, running from just BC to 18th century...Showing
      >off books, textile stuff and your own dye projects is strongly
      >encouraged (Hey here you will get a bunch of enthusiastic viewers!)
      >Bring a dye stuff to try! If it needs any preprep (or you are not
      >sure), email us for more info.
      >
      >In the interests of experimentation, I'm getting an order for Test
      >Fabric (2" squares of cloth that have bands of acetate, cotton,
      >nylon, silk, viscose and wool for testing the dyes on the various
      >fibers) together. Squares are 20 cents each, no minimum as I've
      >already got the factory minimum beat <G>.
      >Email me for ordering info. They can be picked up at the D2D.
      >
      >Food is pot luck. Ditto drinks. If you have a dye pot, please bring
      >it. If you have a clean 1 gallon milk/water bottle, please bring it
      >for leftover dyes.
      >
      >Come and see Colors that SingĀ®!!! Or not <G> Some dye pots are rather
      >drab <G>. See why the pursuit of cheaper and better dyes drove world
      >exploration. Have fun!!!
      >
      >For more up to date info please join
      ><<http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DyeDaze;_ylc=X3oDMTJlbXN0cjZvBF9TAzk3MzU5NzE0BGdycElkAzE1NjkzNjUyBGdycHNwSWQDMTcwNTA4MzY2MwRzZWMDZnRyBHNsawNocGYEc3RpbWUDMTE2MTY5NTUzMw-->http://groups.yahoo.com/group/DyeDaze;_ylc=X3oDMTJlbXN0cjZvBF9TAzk3MzU5NzE0BGdycElkAzE1NjkzNjUyBGdycHNwSWQDMTcwNTA4MzY2MwRzZWMDZnRyBHNsawNocGYEc3RpbWUDMTE2MTY5NTUzMw-->http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/DyeDaze/
      >
      >our merry band!
      >
      >Please forward far and wide--I'm not on every list <G>
      >Ta
      >Carol
      >
      >--
      >Creative Clutter is Better Than Idle Neatness!
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