Fort Carson Warrior Recovery Center 719-526-4465 3033 0 Wounded Warrior Project (904) 528-6798 2913 0 Mt. Carmel Veterans Service Center 719-772-7000 1074 0 Angels of America’s Fallen (719) 377-8264 2687 0 Army Community Service 719-526-0423 2366 0 Institute for Veterans and Military Families: Onward to Opportunity 719-244-6634 2567 0 Operation Homefront 719-368-3898 2555 0 El Paso County Veterans Services 719-520-7750 2277 0 Pikes Peak Community College Department of Military & Veterans Programs 719-502-4100 2425 0 Fort Carson Warrior Transition Battalion 719-526-9350 2347 0 2146 50 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):
Saturday, September 14th, 2019
Time(s):
10AM - 12PM
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

About this Experience

Textiles West’s educational garden is blooming! Come have fun participating in our harvest days’ activities! Come to the garden to harvest and get involved in activities like bundle dyeing, solar printing and flower pounding from 9-11am on Wednesdays this summer.

Come harvest at the dye garden and take out your aggression by hammering your pickings into beautiful prints with the Japanese technique of Hapa zome, or flower pounding. Come with a friend and you can co-create a set/pair of one-of-a-kind fabrics.





Level:
Beginner
Type:
Group - Open to Community
Age:
All Ages
Venue:
Flying Pig Farm
Located at:
Keithley Road, Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Date(s):
Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
Time(s):
9AM - 11:30AM
Fun in the Garden: Hapa zome (Japanese Flower Pounding)
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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