• 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 powder from the leaves of the indigo plant called Indigofera tinctoria, one of the oldest dyes known to humankind. It is the only natural blue, and its colorant is present in other plants, including woad […]

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