Construction Techniques with Aboubakar Fofana: Create a Pair of Stripcloth Trousers

Video From Aboubakar Fofana (LIVE) Bamako Studio Tour!

Last time on FEEDBACK FRIDAY, we welcomed back Malian artist, educator, indigo farmer and friend, Aboubakar Fofana. Aboubakar took us for a live tour of his Bamako studio where we saw him harvest indigo, do some indigo dyeing,  got to meet his artisans and see all the amazingness that is Aboubakar on his home turf. We received so many nice emails from people expressing how wonderful this episode was. You won’t want to miss it. More about Aboubakar and his summer residency with us: Botanical Colors is pleased to announce that we are hosting Aboubakar Fofana for a month-long 2022 … Read more

New Class and Workshop in NYC at the Brooklyn Fashion+Design Accelerator!

Textile Tuesday, June 3, 2015, 4-6 pm The ability to design and manufacture an organic and naturally dyed clothing collection in the U.S. is now within reach.  Learn how to use sustainable fabrics, natural dyes and textile manufacturing to design and create a sustainable collection. Botanical Colors, will present the options and services available to designers when considering a natural dye project. We will review resources for fabrics, dyes, indigo dyeing and scalable color and production services from “one of a kind” pieces to runs of hundreds of garments. We will have an extensive library of naturally dyed fabrics, garments, … Read more