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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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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Happy New Year 2015!

Thank you to each and everyone of you who dropped by my blog to see what I was up to this past year.  I treasure each comment and email I receive. I know there are lots of blogs to read and only so many free minutes in the day, so I really appreciate you stopping…

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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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Indigo Dyeing Session at East

This past Wednesday Teresa at East Branch Library held an Indigo dyeing class. Teresa had gone with me to an indigo dyeing class at the Carnegie Center last September and like me, fell in love with Indigo. She scheduled this class and we’ve all been eagerly waiting for the day to come. We’ve had so…

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