After many requests, this summer I'm so pleased to announce I'll be hosting natural dye workshops at my in-home studio in Longmont, CO. These workshops are all 101 level beginner-friendly and focused on fun, experimental learning. Read about and register for workshops below.

1 of 3
  • June: Classic Indigo Blue

    Take a journey into the magical world of indigo. You'll learn 3 shibori resist techniques to create pattern on your fabric. We'll discuss how to achieve a spectrum of shades and you'll go home with a set of indigo tea towels or bandana. PLUS A BONUS: bring 1-2 items from home such as a t-shirt, tote bag or shorts to dye at the end of the class.

    • 2 hour outdoor workshop in Longmont, CO. All Materials included.

    June 8th 6:30-8:30pm

    Longmont, CO 80501

  • July: Garden Petal Prints

    This beginner-friendly workshop will dive into using flowers from the garden to create lovely prints and textures on textiles. Learn how to create crisp prints and organic speckling. We'll work with marigolds and other flowers as we experiment with steaming and bundle dyeing. You'll go home with 2 beautiful one-of-a-kind hat bands.

    • 2 hour outdoor workshop in Longmont, CO. All materials included.

    July 13th 6:30-8:30pm

    Longmont, CO 80501

  • August: Dynamic Pink & Purple

    In this workshop you'll learn how to use the original red food dye: cochineal. Discover how just one dye source can create a spectrum of reds, pinks and purples with pH shifts. Take home your own gorgeous hand dyed silk bandana. Beginner-friendly with some intermediate concepts. All levels welcome.

    • 2 hour outdoor workshop in Longmont, CO. All materials included.

    August 10th 6:30-8:30pm

    Longmont, CO 80501

Private Parties & Workshops

Want to bring the magic of botanical dyes to your book club, company or school? Indigo dye parties are my most booked event. Custom options are also available. Get in touch to book a party or workshop for your group.

Book a Private Event
Fun creative party event with indigo dyeing. Shibori skill development. Creative entertainment. Office party. Corporate event. Holiday party entertainment.

Indigo Dye Event

Enjoy a fully curated dye party for you and your friends, colleagues or organization. Carrie will bring her expertise, and all materials to the venue of your choice. Prepare to be amazed by the magic of indigo dye and the beauty of shibori resist techniques.

Request a Quote
  • Hand dyed cloth gifts from a dye party make great gifts.

    Company Parties

    Company parties are more fun with creative entertainment! Host a unique party experience where everyone leaves with handmade and hand dyed gifts.

  • Clothespins used as a resist on indigo dyed project at a dye party event. Corporate parties. Holiday office party. Creative entertainment. Employee engagement. Culture of self-care.

    Teacher Training

    Art teachers who are looking for a fresh technique for the classroom: look no further! Enjoy learning this new process and go home with a lesson plan for dyeing in the classroom.

  • Man wrapping arashi shibori cloth at a dye party event. Party entertainment. Art Party.

    Private Parties

    Your next backyard party won't be complete without a touch of blue. Bring your friends, family or book club together and I'll bring the color.