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Planning another Summer of Blue

I had planned to focus on indigo last summer, but in the event various other things intervened – although I did accomplish more than I posted. 843 more words

Mordant pastes

The work I’m briefly describing here is an offshoot from a joint project. I have been researching mordant pastes (as taught by Michel Garcia) with a dyer friend; eventually we will write up our work because it isn’t yet finished. 298 more words


Proselyte Finds A New Host

Proselyte is the entity of the Indigo Tribe, similar to Ion being the entity of the Green Lantern Corps.

From – Green Lantern Vol. 4 #59


Blue and Black

Indigo pigment

I’m trying to use my Japanese indigo (Persicaria tinctoria) before frost hits and kills it, and it won’t be long. I planted it late this year and have only managed 5 ‘picks’ which were made around 15 days apart, to allow for regrowth. 783 more words


Colours of America: Discovering Maya Blue

Azul maya a.k.a maya blue, is the bright blue pigment used by the Maya and Aztec in their pottery, paintings and textiles. The fascinating thing about maya blue is it’s ability to withstand sun, rain and all the chemical aggression that nature can throw at it, for centuries! 349 more words


a bit of boro and a bit of blue

Last week, I upcycled some fabric remnants and throw-aways to add texture to an ombre-dyed scarf that I made. Finally, some boro in my wardrobe!


Japanese Indigo

Whether a mixture of blue on white printing, white stitching on idigo, blue stitching on white or Japanese Shibori tie-dye, I cannot help but love these bold designs. 23 more words