Azul maya a.k.a maya blue, is the bright blue pigment used by the Maya and Aztec in their pottery, paintings and textiles. The fascinating thing about maya blue is it’s […]
Last week, I upcycled some fabric remnants and throw-aways to add texture to an ombre-dyed scarf that I made. Finally, some boro in my wardrobe!
Sukumo is a traditional Japanese indigo dyeing process that uses tade (polygonum tinctorum) leaves compost, water, wood ash, lime, sake and wheat bran. Indigo dyers know how hard it is […]
Yosemite has been on my places-to-hike list for a while now, and when Yosemite Art Conservancy offered a shibori workshop in September, I immediately blocked my dates.This ‘Sierra Nevada Blues’ […]
Now that I’m working more with shibori, I figured it might be a good idea to sign up for one of Yoshiko Wada’s workshops instead of stopping her at office […]