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Nov 03 2019


$4,590.00 MXN

Two Day Natural Dye Workshop

For artists, professional and semi-professional dyers, and any individuals with an acute interest in natural-dyeing processes.


…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.

2-Day Workshop: Dyeing on wool: (17 colors)

Day 1: We will learn about the mordant process and we will create a dye extract from pomegranate and wild marigold.

Day 2: We will dye with cochineal and indigo as well as make the over-dyes. We will create a vast array of colors, including (but not limited to): blue, green, pink, red , purple, yellow, magenta and orange.


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.

Minimum participants: 2

Maximum participants: 4


This experiences is a TWO DAY experience and can not be divided into parts. (The knowledge and the creations are cumulative.) This class begins promptly at 9 a.m. 

Please only reserve your spot in this experience if you´re available for the totality of the course.

You will get the address for this experience upon purchase. It is located within the city center.

Hourly Schedule

Day 1

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