Anna, Deedee, Faith, Holly and Jacey)! We rented a cabin in Mt. Horeb, WI, where we ate, sewed, and experimented with indigo dyeing! I'll share more on the weekend soon, but I couldn't wait to share the results of our dyeing!
I have wanted to try indigo dyeing for a long time, and have actually had a kit for years, waiting for the right time. Thankfully Deedee, Holly and Jacey were excited to try it too, so this weekend was the perfect opportunity! (This is the kit we used.)
Deedee's husband was so kind to make us wooden resist shapes to try out Shibori dyeing! I also purchased a set of acrylic circle resists from Rossie. We had a lot of fun just getting the fabrics ready and the resists in place. My favorite piece to prepare involved using small rocks secured with rubber bands. It took a while, but was worth it!
You can see which resists created which prints here in my dyeing photoset.
Jacey unwrapping one of her pieces! That was the best part for sure, it was like Christmas seeing what each pieced was like!
I dyed mostly white linen and a few other things, here are a some of my favorite pieces:
For lots more photos of this indigo adventure, see here. I cannot wait to experiment with natural dyeing again! I've already picked up Wild Color by Jenny Dean, and it has me even more excited!