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227 W 27th St
Btwn W 27th & W 26th St
New York, New York 10001
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this sewing & textile class:

Natural Dyeing is a process that artisans have refined over centuries and is currently experiencing a resurgence in textile and fashion applications. 

This course will cover the basic processes of natural dyes, how they are distinctly different from chemical dyes, their successful application and the surprising range of color that is achievable while only using plants, minerals, and one very special species of insect. You will learn about fashion companies successfully using natural dyes on a large scale and the benefits and disadvantages to working with them in industry. Many of the myths that you may have heard about natural dyes or preconceived notions you may have will be dispelled as you become familiar with this traditional, magical, and beautiful art. 

Please bring a notebook for swatches and notes or a binder with pages for notes and/or pockets for organizing swatches. Dyeing can be messy so dress in paint/dye appropriate clothes and shoes.

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Check room postings in the Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center lobby (7th avenue at 27th Street), by security, or call the day of class for locations: 212-217-8741 or 212-217-3334.

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Continuing and Professional Studies Refund Policy:

Courses canceled 24 business hours in advance can be fully refunded. Courses that have 2 sessions has 25% refund after first session. Courses that have 3 sessions has 50% refund after first session; No refund after second session. Courses that have 4 sessions will have 50% refund after first session and 25% refund after second session and no refund after third session. Courses that have 5 or more sessions has 75% refund after first session, 50% after second session and 25% after third session and no refund after fourth session.

Please note that there are no makeup sessions and it is highly recommended students attend all sessions of classes they sign up for. They are short, intensive courses and missing one day is missing a lot. 


Precollege Programs Refund Policy:

The $15 registration fee is not refundable.

The refund period ends prior to the second scheduled session of the class, in accordance with the following:

FIT Precollege Programs canceled the course due to low enrollment :
100% including registration fee


Withdrawal prior to the last day of registration :
100% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal prior to first day of class:
75% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal prior to second day of class:
50% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal thereafter:
No refund

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Answer from Jenn C. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi! The school requests students to please bring a notebook for swatches and notes or a binder with pages for notes and/or pockets for organizing swatches. You are likewise reminded that dyeing can be messy so dress in paint/dye appropriate clothes and shoes.
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Fabric that you want to dye. a notebook
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Natural Dyeing
Reviewed by Anonymous on 10/22/2017
Excellent class. I gained a lot of information and had time to play with the dyes.
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Fashion Institute of Technology

One of New York City’s premier public institutions, Fashion Institute of Technology is an internationally recognized college for design, fashion, art, communications, and business. We’re known for our rigorous, unique, and adaptable academic programming, experiential learning opportunities, academic...

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