Art and Design
Search Courses

Returning students can contact our Student Advice Centre for a 5% discount on all leisure courses.

Introduction to Dyeing Techniques

Introduction to Dyeing Techniques course is a hands on practical course and ideal for beginners. You will learn how to identify and prepare fabrics for dyeing, investigate fabric properties (synthetic and natural) and dyeing techniques using Dysperse, Acid, Reactive, Dyrect, flower, Indigo and natural dyes. You will be encouraged to sample all methods and progress to creating your own mark-made designs which will be transferred to fabric with simple printing techniques. Suitable for beginners.


We are currently confirming times and dates for this course. Please register your interest below or contact us for more information.

What topics are covered?

  • Looking at fabrics
  • Dye recipes for different fabrics
  • Different methods of dyeing
  • Flower dyeing
  • Indigo dyeing
  • Simple printing techniques onto fabric

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is suitable for beginners.

How will I learn?

In a group and one to one with demonstrations from the tutor and hands-on experience.

Which department is this course in?

Department of Creative Arts and Enterprise

Where will I need to go on my first day?

On your first day, please report to the Reception in the Roper Building at City Centre Campus.

What do I need to bring?

  • Fabrics of your choice – you will need to source your own fabrics later on in the course and advice will be given by your tutor. Fabric will be provided for initial sampling.
  • Notebook and pen.

What else do I need to know?

To avoid disappointment, please make sure you enrol on your chosen course early. Decisions regarding running or cancelling a course are made one week prior to the start of the course. If a course is cancelled, you will be informed and your course fees refunded in full. Please see Terms and Conditions of Enrolment.

The course will not run on bank holidays or during half term. Please check the term dates.

Where can I find out more information?

If you need help or answers to specific questions, please contact the Student Advice Centre on 01225 312191 ext 720 or email info@bathcollege.ac.uk.

How do I enrol?

You can enrol on this course:

Online: Click the "Add to Cart" button to enrol online.
Phone: Call 01225 328720 during our opening hours
Post: Download the Love2learn Learning Agreement and send to Student Advice Centre, Bath College, Avon Street, Bath BA1 1UP.
In person: Visit the Student Advice Centre in either of our campuses

Please see how to enrol for more detailed information.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Introduction to Dyeing Techniques”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Your Wishlist