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dyeing a piece of sky

Lesson Two of my indigo workshop is all about dyeing larger pieces of fabric.The first challenge was to evenly dye a yard of fabric in a single solid colour. 373 more words


More Indigo Adventures

Having read a lot online about Michel Garcia’s 1-2-3 organic indigo vats, I decided to give it a try. I’d love to watch his DVDs, but unfortunately, worth it though I’m sure they are, at $60/DVD they are out of my budget right now. 647 more words

Natural Dyes

indigo inspiration | aboubakar foufana

There are times when you come across a body of work and it makes your heart skip a beat! I chanced upon Aboubakar Foufana’s breathtaking work on Pinterest and was totally smitten. 135 more words


Sugar Cane 2009 jeans

I didn’t want to do this, but I had to: I bought these the other day (on sale at Take 5 no less) and they’re already going up for sale. 150 more words


a flare for ne-maki

Ne-maki was one of the very first Shibori techniques I’d tried at the Dyeing for Crafters workshop. Ne-maki involves binding small objects (like pebbles, buttons, dice etc.) onto the fabric using thread or rubber bands. 170 more words