Roundup: Indigo Dyeing Questions

...natural dyer in chief, Kathy Hattori, Founder of Botanical Colors: Why your indigo smells weird What to do with fresh indigo What is pre-reduced indigo Washing indigo without felting Getting...

A Deep Dive into the 1-2-3 Indigo Vat

Indigo gradation from Aboubakar Fofana’s workshop on indigo. The vat is a 7gpl fructose vat. Diving into indigo blue We have been working with the 1-2-3 indigo vat for nearly...

Dyeing for Dummies: Natural Dye Poster Child-Indigo

...(45 grams), if you’d like a smaller vat, and you can use a smaller 1 or 2 quart-sized jar for the lesser amount of indigo. Wet out the natural indigo...

Clay Resist + Indigo Dyeing With Kristin Arzt of Scrambles Quilts, January 15-16, 2022

...on fabric using clay resist and natural indigo dye. Learn how to mix your own natural clay paste to create beautiful resist patterns when dyeing in a natural indigo vat....

The Way of Indigo by Takayuki Ishii

...beauty in this method of indigo dyeing. Once you are introduced to the world of natural Sukumo indigo dyeing, I guarantee that you will not want to dye with indigo...

FEEDBACK FRIDAY: This Week in Natural Dye Questions

...the website, after you hydrate indigo, you put fructose first and calx later. My understanding of indigo vat-making is after hydrating indigo, you need to make the alkali agent base...

How to Dye with Fresh Indigo

Our thanks to John Marshall for this easy recipe on how to dye with fresh indigo! A beautiful blue with ice water and just-picked indigo leaves One of the delights...

Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Rowland Ricketts

...and how-tos. Make a 1-2-3 fructose indigo vat. Make a 1-2-3 henna indigo vat. Make a 1-2-3 Shakealotta indigo vat. Make a 1-2-3 iron indigo vat. Rowland Ricketts creates immersive...

INTERVIEW: Donna Hardy of Sea Island Indigo

...been identified and that is what we are growing. What’s the main difference between Sea Island Indigo with another popular strain of indigo? Sea Island Indigo is an Indigofera, Indigofera...

Indigo Ink Set

...of ink! Included in the Indigo Ink Set Indigo is our most popular dye. People often asks us how to make indigo ink. Judi Pettite of Biohue creates a wonderful...