Woad Vat

The frosts are coming so it was time to cut back all of my Woad and Japanese Indigo plants. I harvested about 800 grams of fresh leaves from about 10 woad plants and about 250 grams of fresh leaves from the Japanese Indigo plants. There are many different instructions on how to make a Woad … Continue reading “Woad Vat”

Spin Flora Dot Com

When I was asked by the AGWSD to teach a workshop on spinning flax this coming summer at their Summer School, I started to do some research on spinning with plant fibres. Never did I expect to fall down such a large rabbit hole! I started by ordering a few small sample packs of different … Continue reading “Spin Flora Dot Com”

Handeye Magazine

What is color all about? This new magazine explores the depths of color and meaning in textiles around the world. Handeye Magazine A small sampling of the latest issue: The Black of Ghana – West African funeral Couture “A woman with a bowl of lalle, henna, covered Eurama’s head in a thick past, dyeing her … Continue reading “Handeye Magazine”