D07 Dyeing Sock Blanks with Diane Ivey
Saturday, May 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Howard County Farm Heritage Museum – Blacksmith Shed
Join us for a day-long session on dyeing sock blanks with acid dyes. In this class you will learn the basics of dyeing sock blanks and the creative process of creating gradients, type-dye, and images on sock blanks. Skill level: Beginner. Maximum number of students: 15. Students should wear old clothes.
Class Code: D07 Class Fee: $110. The class fee for this seminar includes admission to the Festival for the day. Materials Fee: $85.
Diane Ivey holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Mass Communication with a concentration in Print Journalism from Georgia College & State University. She also holds a Master’s in Public Administration with a concentration in Non-Profit Management from Suffolk University. Prior to starting Lady Dye Yarns, Diane spent about 10 years in the non-profit sector starting as an AmeriCorps member with City Year Rhode Island and then joining the City Year Boston Staff as a Program Manager. She also became the Program Support Specialist at the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston. After attending graduate school, she worked for The Boston Foundation as the Administrative Coordinator for the StreetSafe Boston Initiative. In addition to working on the business, Diane also teaches fiber arts classes at the Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, JP Knit & Stitch in Jamaica Plain, The Cambridge Center for Adult Education, and elsewhere. A knitter for the last 17 years, and dyer, spinner and crocheter for 12 years, Diane looks forward to expanding her business.