Graced by a cozy riverside abode, this one-of-a-kind workshop submerges you into the fascinating realm of botanical pashmina dyeing. The voyage sets sail as you bond with nature itself, collecting dye elements from the garden and cleansing yarns in a meandering stream within verdant fields.
With Mother Nature’s vivid color palette at your disposal, this workshop serves as your passageway to a vibrant wonderland. Under the tutelage of seasoned mentors, unravel the nuances of natural dyeing and draw forth yellows, oranges, browns, and reds from the flora surrounding you. Prepare to be entranced as you experiment with walnut, marigold flowers, and madder to bring forth rich hues of brown, yellow, and red.
Meticulously orchestrated as an all-day affair, this immersive itinerary comprises an initiation to natural dyeing techniques and hands-on workshops on scouring and mordanting before culminating with dyeing sessions employing exquisitely crafted plant-based dyes.
As colors find their place in harmony throughout your creations, you’ll shift your focus to lap loom tapestry weaving—a craft that not only enhances hand-eye coordination but also serves as an artful therapy. This splendid day ultimately draws to a close, punctuated by shared reflections over tea, leaving you with your very own dyed fabric as well as a tapestry interwoven with precious memories.
With this breathtaking workshop, guests obtain the material rewards of their imaginative endeavors and take home a piece of Ladakh’s essence—a land enchantingly entwined with luxurious indulgence amid nature’s kaleidoscopic canvas.