Eco Dye Workshop for Beginners


Eco Dyeing (also called leaf print or eco print) is a direct contact dye method drawing out pigments from leaves into fabric. In this workshop you will learn about how to successful eco dye on protein fibres (silk). We will go for a short walk around the park to collect some plant material, which we will then use to create our silk bundles. Let’s get wild!

You will learn
 about plants and fabrics
 equipment
 mordant techniques
 2 different bundle techniques

Included in the workshop fee are 2 scarf size pieces of silk and a handout with mordant recipes, dye plants, tips, sources etc.
Tools and materials for the workshop are provided but please bring
 camera or pen and paper for notes
 an old towel
 eucalyptus leaves, dried leaves, onion skins, small flat pieces of rusty objects (if you have)

Where: Kerr St. Art Space 16 Kerr St. Devonport Auckland
Cost: $ 165 (bring your own lunch), refreshments provided
More Info: www.birgitmoffatt. com

Sunday Showcase: showcasing youth talent!

The variety show you don’t want to miss, Devonport youth present: Sunday Showcase!

Starring Freya, Sons of Sing, BIS Kapa Haka, Dance Sprite, Devonport Drama and films from TGS media students, that are sure to entertain and delight you.

For more information contact Maria: ph 445 9533 or email

Brought to you by the Devonport Youth Forum and the Devonport Peninsula Trust. Special thanks to Devonport-Takapuna Local Board for their support

Devonport Dog Parade

Celebrate our love of dogs with a free action-packed day of events, entertainment, doggy goods and services.
Plus the chance to showcase our beloved four-legged friends in a parade. Great prizes too! All proceeds go to Greyhounds as Pets.