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Natural Dye Weekend Immersion

September 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - September 4, 2023 @ 4:00 pm


Join Kristin Arzt and Villagers for a rejuvenating weekend retreat over Labor Day weekend in Celo, Western North Carolina, nestled along the scenic Toe River. This immersive weekend includes natural dyeing workshops, chef-prepared meals, camping, and refreshing river swims in our private swimming hole. Each day, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in two natural dye workshops, where you’ll learn techniques including natural indigo, resist techniques, mordant dyeing, immersion dyeing, fiber preparation, and how to set up your own dye studio. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature, connect with fellow participants, and unleash your creativity in this enchanting setting.


September 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am
September 4, 2023 @ 4:00 pm


Kristin Arzt
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Buddha Lane
Celo, 28714
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