The frosts are coming so it was time to cut back all of my Woad and Japanese Indigo plants. I harvested about 800 grams of fresh leaves from about 10 woad plants and about 250 grams of fresh leaves from the Japanese Indigo plants.
When I was asked by the AGWSD to teach a workshop on spinning flax this coming summer at their Summer School, I started to do some research on spinning with plant fibres. Never did I expect to fall down such a large rabbit hole!
What is color all about? This new magazine explores the depths of color and meaning in textiles around the world. Handeye Magazine A small sampling of the latest issue: The Black of Ghana – West African funeral Couture “A woman with a bowl of lalle, henna, covered Eurama’s head in a thick past, dyeing her… Continue reading Handeye Magazine