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Wonderful Play Day!

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4 or 5 years ago I came across a vendor at the Creative Festival in Toronto whose product I just had to have.
I wanted to learn how to dye fabric but not have the mess.  I thought I would do it on my own... I thought I would do it with my friend.  Life happened. Using the product didn't.  So fast forward to now and I finally did it! I signed up for the class and drove to Toronto on Saturday.  I met some neat new people. So interesting. All wanting to expand what they do... quilting, sewing, smocking,  spinning and dying. 
What did I do? 
I went to the Colourvie Studio and took a class with Gunnel Hag and had a fabulous time. http://www.colourvie.com
“IRRESISTIBLE RESISTS” (with Gunnel Hag)April 2, 2011: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Are you ready for a fabric adventure? Experiment with the use of soy wax and other resists to create a wide range of patterns and textures on fabric. Learn how to mix pigment colours as well as a variety of  techniques for hand painting/dyeing and making simple stam…