Namaste Farms Retreat Jan 25-26 2020

In Retreatby Natalie

Late winter retreat at Namaste Farms; 34355 de Portola Rd Temecula, Ca (fly into San Diego INTL); Actual retreat happens on January 25th and 26th with spin in at night on your day of arrival (January 24th; 6:00 pm-7:30) and, if you’d like to go to the wineries on Saturday night (25th), Ann Bamert has offered to take you.  If you’re interested in staying at Namaste Farms, you can check out our listings on Airbnb. If you want to try and share them, or share rides to and from the airport, we’ll try and help you organize.  This retreat is for dyeing raw protein fibers; Syllabus for students below (If you’re an advanced student and have taken Redding Method before, you will be assigned a different syllabus.):

Retreat itself is 300.00 (if you pay by December first, 275.00) with fiber included and there is an option for paying in two deposits (300).  You can either purchase or rent bruners.  Burner rental is 32.00 plus shipping and includes  5 canisters of butane (although you must bring a 16-22 quart brewing pot).  For those who would like to buy the burners, please buy Iwatani 12,000 BTU burner with a 16-22 quart brewing pot and at LEAST 5 (if not extra) canisters of butane. There is a payment option and a paid in full option also.  Please go to the SHOP page (and scroll through 2 pages).

Day 1

Start 9:30 am

Theory- Redding Method

Dye Pot-Layering

Lunch 12:30-1:30 pm

Q & A about Layering

Dye Pot-MOA

Second MOA

Discuss results

Finish ~ 4:30 pm

Day 2-

Start 9:30 am

Theory

Concentration Gradient

Lunch 12:30-1:30  pm

Feathering

Overdyeing