Join us to design and create your own tote bag using fresh California wildflowers as a medium. Hammer the flowers directly into the material and preserve the beauty of the season to enjoy year round.
In this workshop, we will:
- design a tote bag using fresh wildflowers and foliage
- hammer their design into the bag
- experiment hammering flowers into other materials like paper and anything they'd like to bring from home
- heat set the design
- bring home a finished tote bag
The following supplies are included:
- flowers and foliage and tools to hammer with
- cotton tote bag
You can bring:
- students may bring small materials to experiment hammer on. Good items are handmade or watercolor paper and small pieces of cloth
You will go home with:
- a uniquely designed wildflower tote bag
Kaitlin studied the ancient art of shibori in both Hawaii and Japan before relocating to Santa Cruz, California. A mother of two and owner of the Yuzu & Rose line of Shibori home and family products, she enjoys the magical process of hand dyeing, the challenge of creating natural, plant-based dyes of her own, and the joy of sharing her products and techniques with the community.