• VIDEO: LightArt + Botanical Colors Create Natural Dye Chandelier

    (Image: LightArt) With organic colors and all natural dyes, Kathy Hattori and the Botanical Colors' team demonstrate how LightArt's silk inner layer, for the Bullitt Center flowers, are made. This beautiful installation is now in the entrance of the Bullitt Center in Seattle, WA. Read LightArt's blog post on the collaboration here. Check out this [...] Continue Reading
  • 2016 Botanical Colors Classes & Workshops!

    Keep these dates in mind for natural dye classes with Botanical Colors. We are setting up the registration process and will open for registration on Monday, April 25th. You can register directly with FisherFolk and Madison Wool by contacting them through their websites. June 25 through July 3rd, FisherFolk Fiber Retreat in Cordova Alaska FisherFolk […]

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  • From Printmaking to Indigo Vats, Artist Aleksander Wozniak Explores Color

    Aleksander Wozniak is a Poland-based artist, printmaker, and teacher at the University of Warmia and Mazury in the city of Olsztyn. He is also the head of an academic printmaking studio, where he teaches planographic printing techniques (stone lithography, aluminium lithography). Though focused on traditional and experimental printmaking, “as a unique source of inspiration and […]

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  • A VIP Indigo Dye Party with Sustainable Powerhouses

    Last weekend we decided to get some of our favorite Seattle folks together for a private dyeing party and show them how much fun one can have putting color to cloth. In attendance were Sarah Menzies filmmaker, director and general mind-blower of Let Media, model, activist and humanitarian Kate Dillon who works for forestry protection […]

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  • Studio Time with Brooklyn’s Dogwood Dyer

    Studio time is always inspiring and we were more than happy to welcome Liz Spencer of The Dogwood Dyer from Brooklyn a few weeks ago. Liz creates hand made accessories and garments from ethically sourced fibers and dyestuffs from the country and along roadsides surrounding New York City. She also grows some of her dyes […]

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  • Social Change Through Indigo, Shibori and EILEEN FISHER

    This past weekend we had the pleasure of collaborating with EILEEN FISHER’S GREEN EILEEN team at a workshop in Seattle at the Hillman City Collaboratory. The Collaboratory is a center for the arts and an incubator for social change with a mission to create a space of transformation including the built environment and the programming […]

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