Indigo dyeing in Sanganer India

February 23, 2017
During my short stay in Jaipur, I contacted another of my FB friends, who is a specialist in various textile dye techniques, such as block printing and shibori (tie and dye). Also, he is very knowledgeable about Indigo dyeing. We...
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Back in Jaipur

February 21, 2017
Here again, I'm back in Jaipur and incredible India. Once India touches your soul, she doesn't let go. Along with another week of volunteering at Wildlife SOS and visiting Mathura, Agra, Vrindavan and of course, Delhi, I spent a few days...
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No name travel pouch- I need a name?

January 28, 2017
Since I haven't really decided on a "name" (MaiTribe bag?) for my upcoming most frequent travel companion, I've decided to just call it "travel Pouch". This Silk Noil travel pouch measures 23.5 cm x 20 cm and has 7 pockets! It is lined inside...
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Mokume shibori on Silk noil

January 18, 2017
Over the past few months, I have been trying out a large variety of Shibori techniques, including Arashi, Nui, Itajime, Mokume and Kumo. While some of these methods require stitching with thread, others use blocking processes. For blocking, I have...
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Natural Dye workshop with Michel Garcia at Maiwa

October 24, 2016
On the road now, in Manitoba, returning from the Natural Dye workshop with Michel Garcia at Maiwa.  Salmon Arm, Portage la Prairie, Medicine Hat, Moose Jaw, Thunder Bay, just a few of the cities we passed. Almost halfway, just 3 more...
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Indigo shibori arashi, nui, clamping, kumo

October 4, 2016
The Indigo shibori workshop that I participated in during early July was a continuation of my exploration of dyeing techniques. I had already tried a few Natural Dye pots, and also, some Eco-printing. Attempting an Indigo vat, without some guidance was...
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Experimenting with Eco printing

July 3, 2016
For the past couple of months, I have been busy experimenting with eco printing. I have also been making and using natural dyes on silk. Last February's trip to Gujarat was the springboard for this new direction. I am keen to learn about tie...
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