Namrata is a sustainability enthusiast who promotes the idea of sustainable clothing through workshops on natural dyeing. She has been exploring natural dyeing techniques for over a decade and is passionate about educating people about the benefits of using plants and minerals to dye fabrics. As a co-founder of Color Ashram, She offers an online practical hands on course to learn the process of Natural Dyeing Topics covered: Why natural dyes? How are synthetic dyes polluting? Learn about the history and chemistry of natural dyes and process, terminology, classification and language of natural dyes, fabric preparation, what is foraging for dye sources, hands on session on basic natural dye extraction of red and yellow dyes, Indigo vat making and dyeing, shade variations, exhausting dye baths,curing process and wash care of natural dyed fabrics. In addition you will also learn about an innovative standardised form of natural dyes.
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How to dye fabric with extracted dye and standardised ready dye
Lesson 4 :
How to extract red dye and dye fabrics
Lesson 5 :
How to cure all dyed fabrics, learn wash care
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Namrata's journey started organically because chemical free natural dyed textiles inspired her to explore, share her new found passion with everyone willing to know and is consistent in her field of work. She is the founder of Biome Conscious Fashion and Color Ashram, is a spirited Entrepreneur of natural dyes, artist, designer, & part-time thespian. She has received many awards including ethical fashion forum award from UK 2012, has been a speaker at International organic conference, New York and many more.