Over Dyeing With Indigo

I’ve been wanting to get an indigo pot going for some time now, and this past week was the perfect time. My goal for this session was to over dye previously dyed fabric and clothing with indigo.

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Indigo Bag Birthday Giveaway

Giveaway is closed! Thank you all for your comments. Congrats to Jan and June! This is my birthday month and I am celebrating by giving away two of my small indigo bags to two of my readers. I love these little bags and carry one that I made with my ice dyed fabric in my…

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Monday This And That

Good Morning! I was hoping I’d have a new tutorial ready for you today. I had ordered a tool I needed to complete it, but it was damaged in the mail.¬† However, I found out that our local Joann’s store had it in stock. As I walked into the store yesterday, I stopped by a…

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Indigo Play Date

Two years ago I taught an indigo dyeing class. Connie wasn’t able to attend that class so we decided one of these days we’d have our own indigo play date. This week we finally got together and played. Here is the dye pot I made from the Jacquard indigo kit. Once the pot was ready,…

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Overdyeing Indigo

I don’t know about you, but I love indigo. However, I wanted to spice up some of my previously-dyed indigo pieces with some overdyeing. I tore each piece and just dyed half of it so I could see the difference. Then I folded, clamped, and scrunched the fabric. Here are my results of each dyed…

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Playing with indigo pieces

This past week I was drawn to play with some of my indigo pieces. I wasn’t sure where they were going, but I thought I’d follow the muse. And since my word for this year is completion, I was excited to go for the ride. I started by cutting up some pieces for a wall…

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Indigo Dyeing Class

The weather cooperated last Thursday for my indigo dyeing class at Sherry’s Studio 4905 in Henderson Kentucky. At the start of the week it looked like we might have storms that would cancel our outdoor play. Since the class would be held under the carport I wasn’t concerned about rain. We could handle that. Strong,…

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October Indigo Dyeing Day

Last week I played again with indigo. If weather permits I’ll be teaching an indigo dyeing class Thursday. I dyed napkins, bandanas, and several shirts for Dave and I. Here I am removing the strings where I had tied up one of the shirts. If you have never dyed with indigo, it is magical. When…

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Another Round of Indigo Dyeing

I got out my Indigo dye pot the other day and had another round of indigo dyeing. They came out lovely and I just had to show them to you. This first one is scrunching from left to right. Then the swirl. This is an offset swirl. And the last one – looks like a…

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