Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Kingston, Belleville, Brockville, Perth and area SAQA members - Our next SAQA POD meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 25th - a full day of INDIGO DYE PLAY - come join us!


A ONE-DAY, focused SAQA Central Canada PLAYDATE
Bethany Garner - your Indigo Guide

Monday, September 25th, 2017 9 am - 6 pm
Odessa Fairgrounds Hall
located on Highway 6 just south of Highway 2
in the Village of Odessa ON, direct access via 401

BROWN BAG Lunch/SAQA MEETING - 1-2 pm (while the indigo rests)

A supplies list will be sent with registration and attendance confirmation/payment
Coffee/tea and treats provided, dress for dye work if participating

Participant's playdate registration fee of $35 each will cover shared hall rental costs, comprehensive handouts/dye and auxiliaries supplies 

RSVP INDIGO playdate participation intent to:

Cheques to be payable/mailed to 
Bethany Garner
3275 Orser Road
Elginburg, ON K0H1M0

Email Bethany for your Indigo Playdate Registration form in pdf format.

If you cannot join us for the full day with INDIGO dye work, do think about coming for lunch and the meeting just afterward!

ALL of our SAQA Central Members are most welcome to join us! We will share  brown bag lunch at 12:30 p , and yes, you can attend only the POD Meeting from 1-2 pm and NOT participate in the dye day project 

We will have a great space set up available for CREATIVE BUFFET of artist's recent work by our SAQA Central members attending... please do plan to bring and share what you have been working on! Hoping to have a great turn out and a fun filled day as we pursue the beauty of BLUE!


* Bethany has pfd (prepared for dyeing) white, TEST Fabrics cotton available for dyeing at the play day - $9 a metre and all fabric must be ordered by September 10th.

* Linen dyes beautifully as does silk in this safe and easy dye bath system. Old clothes and gloves are the "desired outfit" of the day!

* Participants will be sharing three or four synthetic Indigo Vats. You will be required to come prepared with poles for wrapping, thread for stitching, table cover and containers for taking the indigo dyed fabrics home WET from the indigo play day for rinsing and washout.

Some Indigo work samples from St. Lawrence College, July 2017: