Tag: indigo

Dyeing with Indigo & Oak Galls with Ashley Eva Brock

Join us at West County Fiber Arts to learn about the unique qualities and process of indigo dyeing, along with dye techniques that take advantage of the indigo’s special nature. We will also work with native oak galls as an underdye. Students will: Learn about the process of how to make and maintain an indigo […]

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3-day Indigo Workshop with Aboubakar Fofana

This 3-day workshop will be held at the dyeing studio of A Verb For Keeping Warm in Oakland, CA. Register at Aboubakar Fofana’s website. Indigo is one of the oldest and most magical of all the natural dyes. It is the colour of the sky and the sea, and in many cultures indigo-dyed cloth was considered […]

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Dyeing with Indigo & Oak Galls with Ashley Eva Brock

Learn about the unique qualities and process of indigo dyeing, along with dye techniques that take advantage of the indigo’s special nature. We will also work with native oak galls as an underdye. Students will: Learn about the process of how to make and maintain an indigo vat (using natural indigo powder, soda ash and […]

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Dyeing with Indigo & Oak Galls with Ashley Eva Brock

Learn about the unique qualities and process of indigo dyeing, along with dye techniques that take advantage of the indigo’s special nature. We will also work with native oak galls as an underdye. Students will: Learn about the process of how to make and maintain an indigo vat (using natural indigo powder, soda ash and […]

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A “Greener” Indigo with Barbara Shapiro

In this one-day workshop at West County Fiber Arts, you will: Explore the magic mystery of indigo, one of the oldest and most influential dyes, in a hands-on workshop. Set up an indigo dye bath using a simple ecological formula suitable for studio use. Explore basic indigo dyeing procedures and shibori resist techniques. Prepare cloth […]

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Indigo in Hand at Red Twig Farm

Written and Photographed by Kalie llana Cassel-Feiss It all started with a gift: fifty tiny seedlings, exchanged from one woman’s hands to another. The seedlings were Polygonum tinctorium, whose body is made of glassy green almond-shaped leaves, tiny pink flower buds, and whose dye creates the infamous world-renowned deep blue our eyes love to drink […]

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Dyeing with Indigo and Oak Galls with Ashley Eva Brock

Learn about the unique qualities and process of indigo dyeing, along with dye techniques that take advantage of the indigo’s special nature. We will also work with native oak galls as an underdye. Students will: Learn about the process of how to make and maintain an indigo vat (using natural indigo powder, soda ash and […]

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Dyeing with Indigo and Oak Galls with Ashley Eva Brock

Learn about the unique qualities and process of indigo dyeing, along with dye techniques that take advantage of the indigo’s special nature. We will also work with native oak galls as an underdye. Students will: Learn about the process of how to make and maintain an indigo vat (using natural indigo powder, soda ash and […]

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