Natural Dye Workshop with Michel Garcia and Sustainable Dye Practice

A film series and discussion forum dedicated to the science and practice of natural dyes and pigments using sustainable methods.


The teachings featured in this film can be presented to your school, institute, museum or group association as a lecture, demonstration, or workshop. Instructor/ Tutor: Michel Garcia, Yoshiko I. Wada


1 to 1-1/2 hours lecture with screening of the film and discussion

Inspired by the natural dye plant garden in Lauris, this presentation format covers your choice of materials which suit your lifestyle, the practical ways to use them to achieve bright and fast colors, and how to minimize negative impact on the earth. Discussion will cover dyes and colors available from nature.


Workshops will be offered by Slow Fiber Studios™ with Yoshiko Wada & Michel Garcia. Visit for workshop-tour programs.

Yoshiko & Michel

Michel & Yoshiko are available to present the teachings in this film as a lecture, demonstration, or workshop.
Yoshiko is available for hire as a lecturer, teacher, and textile study tour guide.