• Seven swatches of blue fabric from very pale on the left to dark navy blue on the right 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 10 years and over time made some adjustments to the original recipe from Michel Garcia. Here we share a recent experiment where we set up […]

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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Indigo

    Frequently Asked Questions about Indigo Detailed instructions for the 1-2-3 vat may be found here. Definitions Indigo. Indigo is a pigment from the leaves of the indigo plant called Indigofera tinctoria, one of the oldest dyes known to humankind. It is the only natural plant-based blue and its colorant is present in other plants, including […]

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