New Looks are In – Part II

A few years back I studied briefly with hand-weaver and natural dye expert Catharine Ellis with whom I learned how to enrich cloth with plant- and insect-based colorants.  This Spring I am finally introducing indigo-dyed cloth (as well as other natural colorants – post coming soon) into my wearable collections!  Pieces include both straight immersion (solid indigo) and cloth pre-printed with natural dyes then overdyed with indigo.  I’ll have more information in the future about all of the colorants I use in my work.  Meanwhile, here are some pieces from that group.  Fabrics: Linen, Hemp Knit, Cotton Net and Cotton Gauze (click on any image to open slideshow).

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