A week of indigo

💙💜 WELL DEARS! AS YOU ALREADY KNOW, THE COLOUR COUNTS A LOT

Flextiles

It was definitely a blue fingernail week last week! It started with a couple of days in Hove with a wonderful group of textile friends who try to get together every couple of months to do a little felting or stitching.

This time, Barbara was rash enough to offer her garden to do some indigo dyeing – though some parts (usually featuring pale limestone!) were definitely out of bounds to people carrying dripping blue fabric. 🙂 The weather was glorious – the last two days of our prolonged heatwave – and the food and drink was plentiful and excellent. Barbara even baked a belated birthday cake for Carol, my partner in Women of the Cloth.

In between the eating, drinking and laughter we even found some time for dyeing, and everyone produced some great work.

When I got back home, it was time to filter my second indigo extraction from…

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3 Comments

April 29, 2019 · 10:43 PM

3 responses to “A week of indigo

  1. mmerce60

    Beautiful prints and beautiful colors.🎨 Congratulations to the artists!💙

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