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'Slow Making' with Lyndsey McDougall

Eco dye bundle workshop with Lyndsey McDougall

CCA Derry~Londonderry has partnered with Age Concern: Older People North West to deliver Slow Making, an eco bundle dyeing project in November 2021. Artist Lyndsey McDougall will work with the centre's participants to learn a natural dyeing process.

Each participant will create two pieces of eco dyed fabric using imprints of flowers, petals, leaves, herbs and vegetables onto a sample of natural fabric. The pieces of eco dyed fabric will be displayed in the centre. Participants will learn about Lyndsey’s materials and process; discovering how nature is used to colour the fabrics. They will feel the materials in their hands, experiencing the tactile quality of the natural cloth. Through learning about a natural dyeing technique, participants will have the opportunity to experience the therapeutic benefits of slow making through this textile process.