Join us as we learn to identify different local plants, flowers and berries, while exploring their dyeing properties. Discover new and traditional methods to extract dyes and create different shades and colours. We will prepare the textiles and create the recipes for dyeing using natural pigments in an environmentally friendly fashion.


  •  Identifying and the local flowers, leaves, berries and tannin fibers for natural dye.

  •  Using kitchen waste : peels and vegetable scraps to create natural colour.

  •  Experiment with textile fibers : cotton, silk and wool

  •  Preparing the recipes for natural dye

  •  Learning different Natural Dye technique 

  •  New ideas of up-cycling old fabrics

    Gloria Chung is a professional graphic designer, visual artist, beekeeper and Permaculture designer.  The focus of her sustainability practice is ethical fashion, natural dye, textile, promoting and marketing for ethical businesses.  She is also the steering group member of Transition Bondi.

    Bookings are essential PNB members $60, non-members $80

    Includes all materials, equipment, tuition, and you are also invited to bring your own natural fibers and old clothing to experiment.

Bookings are essential and places are limited to 10 persons. Register below. Any questions, please contact:

Please bring a plate of food to share for lunch.

Colours of Nature - Natural Dye Workshop: Sat 12 Oct 2019
from 60.00