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Iowa City, IA, 52245


Patternmaking with Natural Dyes


Patternmaking with Natural Dyes


Patternmaking with Natural Dyes


Instructor: Alexandra Janezic

Date/time: Saturday, July 8, 1-4pm

Cost/Fee: $77

Description: If you would like to design and dye your own fabric, this is the course for you. In this one day workshop, students will learn how to use a variety of mark making techniques to design and print on fabric using plant-based dyes, some of which can be found in your backyard. Participants are encouraged to bring personal materials that have the potential to make patterns, and/or designs they would like to have applied to fabric.

Prerequisite/skill level: Beginner

Age group: 18+

Instructor Bio: Alexandra Janezic is a visual artist, bookbinder, and letterpress printer with a great interest in the aesthetics and techniques used to make textiles. She has an MFA in Book Arts from the University of Iowa Center for the Book.

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ALTERNATIVE PAYMENT OPTION: If you prefer to register for this workshop with alternative payment methods (cash or check), please email us at with your name, contact info and workshop you are specifically interested in.  Alternative payment must be made in person at our open studio hours: Thursdays 4-8pm and Saturdays 12-4pm at 120 N. Dubuque St. Please note that we will not be able to guarantee a spot unless payment is made.  Thanks!

workshop cancellation/refund policy: If the IC Press Co-op cancels a workshop for any reason, students enrolled in the workshop are entitled to a full refund or may transfer the full tuition to another workshop.

If a student needs to cancel their enrollment in a workshop, they may do so up to 3 days (72 hours) before the workshop is scheduled to begin*. Students can request a full refund minus a $10 administrative fee or they may transfer the full amount credited to any upcoming workshop.

Students wishing to cancel after the 3-day cut-off are not eligible for a refund or transfer of funds.

*Some workshops may have earlier registration/cancellation deadlines, which will be noted in the workshop description.