Limina series: Hapazome and Bundle dyes, June 27, 2020

Join CZarina Den Ouden Lobo on a textile journey through the alchemy of natural dyeing.

Bundle dyes are an artform of transferring leaf and flower colours and prints onto cloth or paper. The material is decorated with the plant material and then wrapped around a stick and steamed. Hapazome is the art of transferring leaf and flower prints by gently hammering them onto paper or cloth.

Czarina will lead people through the process from her own home to yours.  You may watch and learn for DIY re-creation later, or you can follow along with your own prepared materials.  CZarina will send out all information and at-home kits by mail prior to the video session.

Date & time: Saturday June 27th, 10-11:30am PDT.

Czarina will lead people through the process from her own home to yours.  You may collect your own dye materials or order a Bundle Kit from CZarina in advance.

Czarina’s Bundle Kit includes:

  • An organic cotton bandana
  • 4 card size pieces of 140lb water colour paper
  • 1 teaspoon of Alum
  • A piece of unbleached cotton – to use for Hapazome with fresh materials (list will be included)
  • Logwood bark
  • Osage bark
  • Marigolds
  • Cochineal bugs
  • Onion peels

To order a Bundle Kit, purchase your spot in the class and then email czarinal@yahoo.com.  You will be sent an email reminder upon registration.  Note: the deadline for ordering a kit is June 25.

This video will be recorded for download for all participants, including those who can’t make it live.

See below for information on the sliding scale and video format.

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This live video offering is part of the Limina Virtual Workshop series, an online connection of ancestral skills. Born from Crowsnest Wildcraft’s annual Limina Gathering, which was postponed from 2020 to 2021 to respond to COVID-19, we are taking our offerings online over the course of several months. Individuals may register for one or as many workshops as you like. Proceeds go directly to the facilitator and to Limina Gathering.

To register: purchase your spot on a sliding scale by choosing your price. That’s it!

You will receive first a confirmation email and later a follow-up email from the facilitator prior to the workshop.

Any questions can be directed to liminagathering@gmail.com.

Interpreting a sliding scale:
$20-25: If you are able to pay for “wants” and spend little time worried about securing necessities in your life, this price is for you.
 
$10-20: If you are struggling to conquer debt or build savings or move away from paycheck to paycheck living but have access to steady income and are not spending most of your time thinking about meeting basic needs such as food, shelter, medical care, child care, etc., you belong here.
 
$5-10: If you struggle to maintain access to needs such as health care, housing, food, child care, and are living paycheck to paycheck or are in significant debt, you belong here and you deserve a community that honours your price as equal an economic offering as the person who can pay the highest tier.
 
Words by Alexis J Cunningfolk in The Sliding Scale: A Tool of Economic Justice.