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Organic cotton, true Indigo dye, American made Socks by Tellason.

Indigofera tinctoria is commonly referred to as true indigo and the plant that is known for producing the color Indigo. According to some guy named “Roy G. 664 more words

preparation

In my last entry, I mentioned an upcoming group exhibition. More information is included on my “Events” page. The opening reception is on September the 18th and of course, the public is welcome (and I am looking forward to this). 161 more words

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Outside the box

Hi everyone!

Today I wanted to share with you another tie dye artist’s work.  Mollie Martin, owner of Pieceful Worlds Clothing in Nashville, TN recently caught my eye while browsing the internet for other tie dyers.   512 more words

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Came & went

This weekend was filled with adventure and beauty; in the form of flowers, music and dye.  Sometimes I forget about the big city we live in (even though technically Cardiff isn’t part of San Diego), and all of its charming neighborhoods.   403 more words

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Harvesting Japanese indigo

I planted out my Japanese indigo (Persicaria tinctoria) several weeks ago, having grown it all from seed. This week I picked some leaves and rubbed them on the page of my sketchbook to see if any blue appeared. 505 more words

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Shibori Sunday; Redemption

Ok, so my bad tie-dye attempt last week needed fixing (see previous post).

I had somehow managed to forget that if you layer colours (grey on yellow on peach) you get a lovely shade of mud. 135 more words

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