Tag Archives: Indigo

Fresh Indigo

I harvested my first crop of fresh Indigo last week.  I am going to use 1/2 of it for a fresh indigo vat and am drying the remaining 1/2 for later.  I ended up with 4, 1 gallon zip lock … Continue reading

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Katazome Workshop with John Marshall

A week after returning from Fiber in the Forest I took a 3-day Katazome Workshop with John Marshall at Eugene Textile Center. I learned so much and John was a great teacher.  His sense of humor and practical approach made … Continue reading

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Eco Scarves – Final pictures

I promised pictures of the eco scarves after I over dyed them.  I was much happier with the scarf that I did on just a plain white than the scarf that I predyed with Weld.  I don’t think I cared … Continue reading

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Eco-prints – NOT!!

I know I promised to show the eco print scarves but I wasn’t happy with mine!  One of them turned out very dark – you can’t see any of the prints and the other – well – I’m just not … Continue reading

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Fiber In The Forest

Just back from my first Fiber In the Forest workshop, hosted by the Eugene Textile Center.  It was great fun and I met some super great ladies!  All were very talented and willing to share their knowledge, most were involved … Continue reading

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Wuzhen and Indigo

We also visited Wuzhen, a 1300-year-old water town on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River.  Its a beautiful place and a short drive from Shanghai.  Here are some pictures of the demonstration area for the Chinese process of stencil … Continue reading

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Bai Minority Village and Indigo

In 2009 we visited Yunnan Province and went to  Zhoucheng Village, where the Bai Ethnic people still practice the Chinese Tie dye technique.   I purchased several meters of this fabric and made a quilt for a family member. Here are … Continue reading

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