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Dyeing and Sewing Workshop

October 7, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

3 Part Series: Saturday, October 7, 14, and 21 • 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Leslie Botanical Classrooms
$115 | $92 WBG members

In this 3-part series, students will dye fabrics then create a useful one of a kind machine sewn bag. All materials and tools are provided in this small class offering a more hands-on learning experience.  No sewing experience required, just a willingness to learn.  Students may bring their own machine if desired, but machines will be available to share.  See below for more class details! 




Session 1: Dye –

  • Dyeing with natural dyes
  • Use resists for indigo
  • Practice sewing in the machine

Session 2: Measure and Cut –

  • Plan fabric placements for bag
  • Adjust pattern or lay out fabric for cutting
  • Hand embroidery
  • Start assembly

Session 3: Sew and Finish –

  • Assemble garment
  • Finish with hand sewing, embroidery, embellishment, closures, etc.


Meet the Artist: Tammy M. Burke is trained as a garment maker and has made clothing worn on stages all over the world. She also operates her own custom clothing brand called Tammy Takes a Dip, making custom garments. Find her on Instagram at @tammytakesadip


October 7, 2023
9:00 am - 11:30 am
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Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG
1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
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