Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Kassia St Clair

This week’s FEEDBACK FRIDAY was with journalist, color historian and author of The Secret Lives of Color, Kassia St Clair. The Secret Lives of Color tells the unusual stories of seventy-five fascinating shades, dyes, and hues. From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, Picasso’s blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, acid yellow to kelly green, and from scarlet women to imperial purple, these surprising stories run like a bright thread throughout history. Kassia went into detail about five of those colors. … Read more

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Video From LIVE FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Growing Dye Plants From Seed

This week’s FEEDBACK FRIDAY featured lots of helpful information to grow, harvest and dye with your own dye plants from seed. Watch the video recording here: Plant Workshop’s Milisa Moses, Botanical Colors’ President Kathy Hattori and Botanical Colors’ Sustainability Director Amy DuFault went over the basics of growing, harvesting and dyeing with your own dye plants starting from seed. We featured a few of the varieties that we love to grow and showed you what colors come from them. Milisa gave guidance for starting your own seeds and Kathy and Amy showed some dye techniques and colors achieved from a … Read more