natural dyeing

wool that was dyed with plants last year, finally rinsed and hanging to dry. yellows from birch, weld+onion, tagetes. orange and pinks from dahlia, willow, avocado, hawthorn blue from indigo, from my attempt for a fermentation vat greens from birch+copperwater, indigo+weld, sunflower+ironwater grey from gipsyworth+iron Wool is Cikta, Romney and …

exposition enchanting china

Today I was in the museum of Rijswijk. It has a show with textiles and jewelry from the peoples of Miao and Dong, who live in the southwest of China. Their embroidery skills are breathtaking, and nowadays changing and dissappearing. I like to share some pictures. These are not even …