“Recently, NPR has been exploring the concept of color and the impact that rich hues have in our day-to-day lives.
That’s a topic that’s near and dear to one Northeast Kingdom artist. Graham Keegan makes fabric dye from plants that he harvests near his Kirby home — plants like wild sumac and home-grown indigo. His natural dyes attracted the attention of a clothing line that pays homage to Janis Joplin. The late singer’s niece, Malyn Joplin, has launched a clothing line called “Made for Pearl,” and she’s hired Keegan to design and produce fabric.”
Check out the pulley system he’s created for dipping! We’re fans.
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