06 October 2014

Indigo Dyeing Workshop

I was asked to teach an indigo dyeing workshop by some friends in the Bar Harbor area. I'm not sure how much of a teacher I was since I didn't make the indigo vats. Our hostess, Lynn, made both a pre-reduced and a "from scratch" vat. I did show some shibori resists including my favorite - the vinyl air vent.

 Here is the piece with the vinyl air vent.

I also used a rope on this rayon scarf

And Plexiglas rectangles held closed with rubber bands on this rayon scarf

I didn't manage to get permission to use photos of anyone but this doesn't show identifiable faces

Our indigo "blueing" in a tree

Our string removal center

Boy, you want to talk about fun!!  I just wish I didn't have to run home so quickly. I can't wait to do this again.


  1. looks like it was fun...and great results too. Did you notice any difference between the 2 vats??

  2. The " indigo blueing in a tree " has me hooked. Can't wait to do this!


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