…is a dye studio conveniently located in downtown Oaxaca City. They offer a variety of natural dyeing workshops using cochineal, pomegranate, wild marigold, indigo, and brazilwood. They are also an experimental studio where natural dyes can be applied on fabric, yarn, paper, etc. Its wife/husband team of hosts has many years of combined experience in techniques from around the world. They are particularly versed in the history and culture of dyeing as it has been done in the Oaxacan village of Teotitlán for generations.

They offer the following in-depth experiences for artists, semi-professional and professional dyers, and other individuals with an acute interest in the dyeing process:


1. 1-Day Workshop: Dyeing on Wool

We will learn how to mordant the wool and dye with cochineal. We will produce up to 10 different shades of colors, ranging from pink and purple to red and orange, through the manipulation of the pH of the dye bath.

Price: 2,550 MXN per person

*Sign up two or more people for a reduced rate of 2,285 MXN per person.


All experiences include:

All materials, dyes, and wool. Expert instruction from renowned dyers at “Teñido a Mano”.

A sampler that you will complete with all of the recipes from your dyeing processes.

Experiences do not include:

Additional materials that you would like to dye with experimentally (although you are welcome to bring them).

Food/ Drinks, although there are several local options within walking-distance from the studio.

*Experiences can be offered in English or Spanish.