Eco-Dyeing on Fibers and Cloth

Eco-Dyeing on Fibers and Cloth

I began eco-dyeing about six (6) years ago after a good friend in a handweaving study group showed me her own eco-dyed projects. After learning more about the process, I realized that it was similar to the pigment extraction processes used to create Bingata natural dyes and Ryukyu Ai indigo vats in Okinawa. These are […]

Ryukyu Ai Indigo Dyeing

Ryukyu Ai Indigo Dyeing

When i walk in the park near one of my art studios, i often pass by an elderly couple walking arm in arm…the elderly man plays the harmonica while his wife sings songs from their homeland in China. ¬†Their music is quite beautiful. ¬†Each and every time time i wander past them, i think of […]