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Green Week: Botanical dyeing for lingerie and couture taster session

Running as part of Green Week 2021 at Morley College London, Morley’s initiative to raise awareness around the issues of sustainability, environmentalism and climate emergency. 5 days of lunchtime, afternoon and evening events…

A taster session for anyone interested in sustainable design using luxury fabrics and processes. Create a botanically dyed bow trim from UK grown organic peace silk. You will get a taste of what’s involved in botanical dyeing, as well as natural and sustainable sewing and finishing techniques.

In this taster you’ll get a chance to learn from practitioners experienced in the highest ethical standards as well as luxury fashion design and production. Botanical dyeing is a combination of ancient craft with contemporary chemistry. The beautiful fabrics you create require a new sensitivity in the construction and finishing. This course will give you a glimpse of what is possible, to inspire you on your sustainable fashion journey.

Session will be held on Zoom and link sent to you prior to the event with purchase of a ticket