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Indigo Shibori Jacket: Handwoven and Dyed

A recently completed jacket made from cloth I wove and dyed over the last couple of years.

A few years ago I acquired some wonderful yarn on sale as a close-out. 210 more words


pale fish on a pale ground

When I woke this morning, I wanted to go outside right away to unwrap the last shibori piece. But it wasn’t yet light! So I made the fire, fed the cat, ground coffee beans—a more seemly order to the day’s beginning? 487 more words

So the cloth remembers...

This morning I unwrapped all the fabric I dyed yesterday and washed it, rinsed it twice, and hung it on the clothesline.

It’s never quite what I imagine or hope for but I’m always so excited about the results. 353 more words

Indigo Workshop, Take 1

One of the fun things I’ve been doing lately is teaching a monthly dyeing class at the public library where I work! My students range in age from 4 year olds to senior citizens. 103 more words

Dyeing Projects

2-Day workshop July 29-30, 2017 on the Oregon coast: Pattern on Cloth with Shibori and Indigo

Coming this summer: a 2-day weekend workshop on Shibori techniques and dyeing in an organic indigo vat. Please join me the weekend of July 29-30, 2017 at the… 66 more words