Tag Archives: natural dye

The garden comes to a book

 Today, as the culmination of a multi day process, I immersed a book in a cutch and logwood bath and removed magic! 2 days ago, I applied either milk or soda ash mordant to a variety of scraps of cloth: … Continue reading

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Women’s Art Festival is tomorrow!

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Eco Print Scarves Are almost Ready

The eco-printed scarves are almost ready for the Women’s Art Festival.  There are not a whole lot of them…because they are NEW! They are silk.  They are delicate. They will probably be overwhelmed by all the bright wool in the … Continue reading

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Indigo transformations

Probably ten years ago now, I  transformed a room into an installation entitled Kristallnacht: the bystanders ( you can learn more about it  under installations at this link).  It was an overwhelming project that enlisted the help and support of many hands. … Continue reading

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Handspun yarn, indigo dyed in the locks

  In the Indigo class with Dagmar Klos, I dyed grey Corriedale locks and white Romney locks.  Last night I carded them together and today I spun them.  The fiber was tacky…I couldn’t remember how I had cleaned the Romney, … Continue reading

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Indigo! in the garden!

My friend Pauline came over today and we dyed INDIGO in the garden. Oh my gosh!  we were tired at the end, way beyond what we thought we should be!  Maybe we are just getting old. I mixed up a … Continue reading

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Indigo with Dagmar Klos

August 12, 2011, sponsored by the Weavers Guild at the Textile Center, Indigo with Dagmar Klos. This is a moderately smelly, mysterious, wonderful process.  The whole building smelled more or less like rotten eggs when all was said and done. But … Continue reading

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