Craft workshop – Herbal Dyeing workshop
April 24 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AMVND250,000
This workshop is not using indigo dye but other types of dyes and colours extracted different plants and herbs.
Duong Thi Thanh and her team at the Indigo Store preserve and restore the traditional culture of the Black Tay ethnic minority in Sapa, support about 120 producers across 7 different ethnic minorities in the production of organic plants, handmade textiles and employ disabled/deaf staff helping them have a sustainable livelihood etc.
For this month we will dye samples of material using different bright colors of natural dyes extracted from herbs and leaves. Thanh will give information on the herbs, how the dyes are extracted. With this workshop its dyeing the material only – (we do not create designs)
250,000 vnd pp (adults) / 150,000 (students & under 15s) (includes talk, material and dye to make our sample, and donation to the ethnic minorities in Sapa to help keep alive this craft)
Venue: The Indigo Store, 33A Van Mieu street, opposite the Temple of Literature
Max: 10 people (min 5 people to make it worthwhile holding the workshop)
RSVP to Stella@fvheritage.org