Once you see the shades of coppery brown color’s possible from rust dyeing, you will quickly fall in love like I have...

I’ll show you how easy it is to
create one-of-a-kind fabrics dyed with
nothing but a simple rust dye.

I’ve been experimenting with rust dyeing since 2010. In the past I’ve worked with rusty metal,
but once I found a recipe for using a rust liquid dye, my main focus has been to take that old
recipe and adapt it so that it’s safe and easy to use.

I know how frustrating it is to search and search for that special fabric that will take your textile art from so-so to stand-out. But it doesn’t have to be!

Let me show you how easy it is to create
stunning, unique fabrics to turn your next project into something special

Does this sound like you?

  • You’ve searched every local fabric store and online resource and still can’t find
    the right fabric for your project
  • You have a drawer (or an entire room) full of fabrics you’ve purchased in the
    past thinking they were just the right one, but they didn’t never seem to live up to
    your expectations
  • You think you don’t have the space or time or patience to rust
    dye your own fabrics
  • You think dyeing with rust is hard and messy and not worth the hassle

Imagine being able to....

Create hand-dyed rust fabric for your textile art projects

Learn my secret formula

I’ll teach you my secret formula for concocting a liquid rust dye using safe and easy- to- source materials. Dye just what you need for each project so there’s no wasted time or fabric.

Create textile art that does not look like everyone else’s

Using your own hand-dyed rust fabric will reflect your personality and be truly your own.

Have more time for creating

Less time searching for just the right fabric means you have more time for what you love, creating!


Rust Dyeing on Fabric

In this self-paced course we will explore working with iron rust as a dye. Before the
advent of synthetic dyes, iron rust was used to create a wide range of browns. Now, with my
modernized recipe you can create your own hand-dyed rust fabrics that work for you today.

Here’s What You’ll Get When You Sign Up

What you need and don’t need in the way of supplies and a workspace
  • How to safely work with the materials
  • Tips to protect your work surface from rust
  • How to treat your fabric after dyeing
How to make a long-lasting permanent rust dye
  • Where to source the materials for the dye
  • How to handle the materials safely
  • Dyeing techniques you can apply to other
Multiple ways to manipulate your fabric to get unique textures and patterns
  • Create simple tie dye patterns
  • Create patterns with a liner look
  • Create complex mandala patterns
And more!
  • Complete instructions and pattern for bonus project

All for the great price of


After completing this course...

To This…
  • Surprised at how easy it is to create special, one of a kind fabrics
  • Happy with the fabric selection you have available More time for creating
You will go from this…..
  • Fed up and frustrated
  • Drawers of unusable fabrics
  • Not enough time to create all the art you want to

About Angie, Your Instructor

Learning new things is who Angie is:  It is what she does. Sharing that knowledge as
an educator and mixed media textile artist is also who she is and what she does.
He art is a physical manifestation of my learning and sharing.

When Angie first discovered dyeing fabric with rust, it was love at first sight. Even though she  kept
trying other intriguing processes, she would always find her way back to rust. Now Angie has accepted
that rust is her thing!

Angie created this course to pass on her hard gained knowledge and so that others could enjoy this fascinating process. Her teaching style is very direct, step by step and process orientated and she  aims to give her students the skills to get started and then master the process, making it their own.

The colors created with rust dyeing is so earthy and natural they are hard to resist. The best
part is each fabric you create is one of a kind. You, nor anyone else would be able to create
the exact same fabric. No cookie cutter look here.

Here’s what people are saying about Angie

 as an instructor

These 3 testimonials are just after you’ve introduced the teacher/ instructor, so they should focus on how great the course teacher is and why they are worth trusting. If you haven’t got great testimonials yet, then check out our article on the secret to getting raving testimonials for your online course

Patricia Grice

Textile artist

The teacher always you wish you'd had!

Angie is that teacher that you wanted/needed in high school and college.  She's approachable, a good listener, patient like all get-out.  Angie knows her stuff; rusting and dyeing fabric she lives and breathes and most of all wants to share her knowledge.  I've watched Angie work with all levels of students and she is able to satisfy everyone with her expertise and knowledge.  Cool, calm and a quick laugh, you'll enjoy taking a class with Angie.

Lucy Snyder

Quilt and mixed media artist

Angie has unending patience in helping us to succeed

Over the last several years I have taken many "online" classes and often have been disappointed in the quality of the instruction and/or the follow-up.  Not so with Angie Knowles's courses.  She has created an online approach to teaching that is relaxed, and detailed without being overwhelming.  Her can-do attitude and encouraging style as she presents the material is inspiring!  

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The second element of Angie's classes that puts her in a higher category is the thorough, practical descriptions and easy to understand samples she presents in her classes, even when the material might be daunting computer programs.

What I appreciate most about Angie's courses is her commitment to work with her students until they have mastered the tools she is teaching.  Unlike many courses that take a webinar and "figure it out on your own" approach, Angie has unending patience in helping us to succeed.  I highly recommend joining Angie's learning community. 

Ellen Nepustil

Textile fiber artist

Clear, concise and has a very professional quality to them

I love taking Angie's online classes. Her instructions are clear and concise. The video is well edited, very refreshing to see after taking classes from others.  She zooms in and out as needed. In addition, you can watch them over and over as you try out all the different techniques. I highly recommend her rust class and Inkscape Design Class

This course is for you if:
  • You have a curious nature
  • You are tired of all the fruitless searching for just the right fabric
  • You are wanting to use unique fabric in your textile art
This course is Not for you if:
  • You are happy with off the shelf fabrics
  • You don’t mind your art looking like everyone else
  • You are happy with your art just the way it is

Course Lessons

What you get with this course

In this course, you’ll receive:

  • 8 easy-to-follow bite sized videos for each step in the process
  • A written recipe for the iron dye
  • A written and audio transcript of each lesson
  • A resource list of where to purchase supplies
  • Lifetime access to the course materials

Lesson 1: Materials, Supplies and Workspace

Learn exactly what materials and supplies you will need.  Also learn how to set up a workspace so that you can safely work with the rust dye without contaminating other areas.


Lesson 2: Making The Rust Dye

Learn how to make that super, simple rust dye.


Lesson 3: Dyeing a Scrunch Manipulated Fabric

In this lesson you will learn how to manipulate the fabric to create fabulous texture.


Lesson 4: Dyeing a Pleated Manipulated Fabric

Learn how to create a linear texture by manipulating the fabric into pleats.


Lesson 5: Dyeing a Tie Dyed Fabric

Bring back the old tie dye look with a twist! A rust twist!


Lesson 6: Dyeing a Spiral Dyed Fabric

In this lesson you will learn to create a fabric with wonderful movement.


Lesson 7: Dyeing a Mandala

In this lesson you will learn how to fold and manipulate the fabric to create a mandala effect.


Lesson 8: Rinsing and Finishing 

In this final lesson, you will learn how to treat your fabric so that you can confidently use it in any project.

Bonus Lesson

You've created these beautiful pieces of fabric and are proudly showing them off to anyone who will stand still and listen.

So what's the first thing they say?

"What are you going to do with it?  And you may even be asking yourself the same question.

In this lesson I will walk you through one of my favorite projects; a journal cover.

All for this for only


What makes my courses different

In my courses, I teach you a process.  How to do one thing in particular.  I don't teach you how to make art that looks like mine.  

I want to give you you processes and the skill so that have a firm foundation you can build upon. What you learn in my courses can be adapted and modified to fit your personal style and way of working.

Have ????, I have answers!

Question 01   How Long Is This Course?

This is a self paced course.  You will have access to all the modules immediately upon registering.

Question 02    What Does This Course Include?

Video lessons, written and audio transcripts of the lessons, my secret recipe for the rust dye and PDF downloads checklists where appropriate.

Question 03      How Long Do I have Access to the Course?

You have unlimited access to the course, for as long as the course is available.  If the course is ever closed, the videos will be archived and you will receive a link to download them if you choose.

Question 04     What is the refund policy?

Due to the digital nature of this course, no refunds will be issued.

Question 05     Is this course suitable for beginners?

Absolutely! This course was designed with beginners in mind.

End the frustration, get started now!

I'm Excited to Have You Join Me

Rust dying is one of the first process I fell in love with and one that I keep coming back to.  I'm excited to help you discover this amazing process.  

I'm sure after this course, you will find rust dyeing as fascinating as I do!

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