This week’s FEEDBACK FRIDAY was with Kristin Arzt of Scrambles Quilts.
Watch the video recording here:
Kristin Arzt is a natural dyer, educator, gardener and designer based in Oakland, California. Kristin believes that by exploring the collision of textiles, plants and sustainability, she can help make the study of natural dyes accessible to everyone through education and enthusiasm. She is the Textiles Department Head at The Crucible, a non-profit organization dedicated to making arts education accessible to local youth and the surrounding community.
We sell Kristin’s *Instant* Natural Indigo + Shibori Kit on our site. The kit includes all of the ingredients you need for an at-home natural indigo vat and shibori accessories to create beautiful resist patterns on natural fibers. Just add hot water to the dry ingredients and you’ll have your own natural fructose indigo vat in one hour! This kit makes for the perfect gift or fun activity to share with friends.
Shop Kristin’s kits and sign up for her online classes here.
Join us next week, October 30th, 9am Pacific, 12 pm Eastern for a live Zoom FEEDBACK FRIDAY with independent writer, editor, creative consultant and lifelong maker, Melanie Falick. Her newest book, Making a Life: Working by Hand and Discovering the Life You Are Meant to Live, was released by Artisan in Fall 2019.
If you are not familiar with FEEDBACK FRIDAY, every week, we speak with dyers, artists, scientists and scholars about our favorite topic, natural dyeing and color. Curated by Amy DuFault, Botanical Colors’ Sustainability and Social Media Director and presented by Botanical Colors’ Founder Kathy Hattori.