The Modern Natural Dyer: An Introduction with Kristine Vejar
2:00 pm14:00

The Modern Natural Dyer: An Introduction with Kristine Vejar

  • Craft South

Discover the beautiful ways in which plants can be used to dye wool, silk, cotton, and linen. Using her book, The Modern Natural Dyer, as reference, Kristine will teach you the process of natural dyeing and how to create a wide spectrum of long-lasting color.

In this class, you will create a series of dyebaths from grown and gathered plants as well as from highly concentrated powders derived from plants called natural dyeing extracts. You will learn to make an indigo vat, how to create indigo dyed goods, and how, using a thread and needle, to create patterns upon cloth (shibori). You will leave this class with a collection of naturally dyed swatches and a practical foundation to starting your own natural dyeing practice using The Modern Natural Dyer.

Class fee includes the following:

  • 10 hours of instruction

  • Use of our Janome Sewing Machines

  • Use of our measuring, cutting, and sewing tools

  • 15% off all in store purchases 

  • A goodie bag filled with some helpful notions & materials

  • Coffee, water, snacks throughout the weekend

Specific material requirements and schedule will be sent to participants in advance of workshop.  Please contact with your specific questions.

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Flag Wool & Fiber Festival Keynote Speaker
5:30 pm17:30

Flag Wool & Fiber Festival Keynote Speaker

  • The Pioneer Museum

2017 Keynote Speaker: Kristine Vejar
Bestselling author of The Modern Natural Dyer and owner of naturally dyed yarn and fabric business A Verb for Keeping Warm

Please join us Saturday June 3rd for our 2nd annual Keynote Speaker event at the Flag Wool and Fiber Festival.  The event kicks off with a pre-lecture reception hosted by the Arizona Historical Society at 4pm in the Pioneer Museum Barn.   Ms. Vejar's presentation begins in the Coconino Center for the Arts at 5:30pm and will be followed by a Q&A and book signing.  

Ticket price is $15 and includes the reception.


Women Empowered Through Connection
Jul 2

Women Empowered Through Connection

  • Rare Device

Rare Device is proud to present our next gallery show, Women. Curator Giselle Gyalzen asked 5 women artists that work in different mediums to create work based on the theme, Women Empowered Through Connection. As a woman-owned, community-minded business we strongly believe in proclaiming women’s strength and power in their community and beyond. The show will feature the works of Lindsay Stripling, Sarah K. Benning, A’Driane Nieves, Kristine Vejar, and Katie Gong.

Friday, May 5th, 6pm - 9pm

Rare Device
600 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94117