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10/5/16 - Tick Tock Tick Tock.... Welcome New in 2016 Vendors!  Recent updates include: FiberFlame kids schedule, Cooking Demos (including a Chopped! star), and the Fiber Arts Demos, and equipment auction details.
NEW this year! 
Tractor Mac! will visit us with his be red tractor reading from his books to the kids. Also herding down from the Great White North is the CORPUS theater troupe to inspire our imaginations as sheep. Don’t forget, the official website is www.sheepandwool.com.
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Friday, October 14 • 9:00am - 12:00pm
Wash & Dye: An Exploration Into the Effects that Wool Shampoos Have on Dyes - Fri AM - SOLD OUT LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop is a great way to try washing and dying unprocessed fleece for the first time or, for the more experienced, to try something new.

From the the natural soap methods of the Fermentation Suint Method (FSM) and innovative cosmetic grade shampoos designed to brilliantly absorb dye, there are a lot of options for washing fleece.

In this explorational workshop, we will begin with 3 unwashed breed samples that will each be cleaned using a variety of commercial wool scours. A discussion of the benefits of the FSM and instruction for trying it at home will also be covered.. Once clean, our samples will be split up and dyed for comparison. Emphasis will be placed on note taking and instructional accuracy to achieve repeatable results. 

Level of Experience: All levels

Emily can be emailed at bricolagestudios@gmail.com with any questions. 

Instructors
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Emily Wohlscheid

Owner/Artist, Bricolage Studios
Emily Wohlscheid has loved fiber, jewelry, and sparkily things since she can remember. After receiving her BFA from Adrian College where she studied metalsmithing and textile techniques, she learned to spin as a way to get back in the classroom. She now creates hand crafted jewelry and hand dyed fiber goods for her business, Bricolage Studios, and teaches classes and workshops both locally and throughout the United States in spinning, fiber... Read More →



Friday October 14, 2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Bld D

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