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Wardrobe Assessment

The other night I was really bored, so I decided to play dress up!  124 more words

Fashion Design

INDIGO TIE DYE

The indigo dye is hot & trending !

Months ago I went to the Amsterdam denim days where the indigo dye was still key trend for the overall denim outlook for the next seasons. 421 more words

MODE

Tranquil Waters Dress

Almost 2 years ago I wove and dyed 3 some yards of Handwoven Shibori fabric. The dyed fabric reminded me of the tranquil waters in the Bahamas. 137 more words

Weaving

Recommended Reading: Imprints on Cloth

Imprints on Cloth is a beautiful book that pays tribute to the rich textile traditions of the vibrant Miao people. Tucked away in the serene mountainous province of Guizhou (southwest China), this remarkable community has lived in harmony with nature, using simple and hardy materials from the region to produce breathtaking textiles. 217 more words

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The last couple of months, I've been trying to read and learn more about indigo dyeing processes and how they're practiced across the world. I found this fantastic book that provides a peek into a small community called the Miao (Guizhou, China) for whom indigo is a way of life! The book includes basics like indigo dyeing using wood ash to the bizarre like using pig's blood to create sheen and lustre. I love the way the authors have religiously tried to capture the Miao practices as they are without any filters / opinions. Here's a short note I wrote on the book for WSN.

Recommended Reading: Imprints on Cloth

Imprints on Cloth is a beautiful book that pays tribute to the rich textile traditions of the vibrant Miao people. Tucked away in the serene mountainous province of Guizhou (southwest China), this remarkable community has lived in harmony with nature, using simple and hardy materials from the region to produce breathtaking textiles. 217 more words