Fwd: [Viking_Age_Reenactment] Day 2 Dye, Nov 11, York PA
- 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:
>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 Sing®!!! 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
>our merry band!
>Please forward far and wide--I'm not on every list <G>
>Creative Clutter is Better Than Idle Neatness!