Fort Carson Warrior Recovery Center 719-526-4465 Wounded Warrior Project (904) 528-6798 Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center 719-772-7000 Angels of America’s Fallen (719) 377-8264 El Paso County Veterans Services 719-520-7750 Institute for Veterans and Military Families: Onward to Opportunity 719-244-6634 Operation Homefront 719-368-3898 Pikes Peak Community College Department of Military & Veterans Programs 719-502-4100 Operation TBI Freedom (855) 355-6824 UCCS Veteran Health and Trauma Clinic 719-255-8072 connect@textileswest.org militaryarts@textileswest.org

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About the Artist Facilitator

Julia Bannerot is a Colorado-based multi-disciplinary artist, working primarily in clay and fibers. Bannerot is currently an instructor and intern at Colorado Springs fiber non-profit, Textiles West. She received her BA from the University of Northern Colorado (Greeley) in 2018 with an emphasis in Ceramics. Recently, Bannerot was named the 2018-19 Angie Southard Award Winner; UNC’s most prestigious honor given to one visual artist within the School of Art & Design. Additionally, Bannerot was selected to join the Penland School of Craft (Penland, NC) as a work-study for their 2019 Spring Concentration.

MY EXPERIENCES

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About this Experience

Discover quick and fun dyeing using acid dyes and silk scarf blanks. In this introductory workshop you will create multiple silk scarves and fabric samples. Learn some basic shibori folding and wrapping techniques to create beautiful patterns. Into the dye pot they go and there the magic happens. No previous experience necessary.



Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
Specifically for Adults
Venue:
Textiles West Innovation Lab @ Manitou Art Center
Located at:
513 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs
Date(s):
To be agreed upon
Time(s):
To be agreed upon
Inspire Me: Dip and Dye Silk Scarves

About this Experience

Learn how to dye fabric with fiber reactive dyes and ice! You'll be amazed by the results! In this class, students will learn a unique surface design technique referred to as ice dyeing or snow dyeing. Students will learn how to use powdered fiber reactive dyes, soda ash, fabrics, and ice to create one-of-a-kind dyed fabric. Students will walk away with an understanding of how they can apply fiber reactive dyes to fabric with ice and set them using soda ash.



Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
Specifically for Adults
Venue:
Textiles West Innovation Lab @ Manitou Art Center
Located at:
513 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs
Date(s):
TBD
Time(s):
TBD
Ice Dyeing
Level:
Experience Level 1 Beginner
Experience Level 2 Intermediate
Type:
Individual Individual
Group/ Public Group - Open to Community
Group/ Private Group - Military/Veteran Only
Age:
All Ages All Ages
Youth Youth
Adult Adult
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