This is kind of like watching grass grow.
I would also like to say that adding madder root to the vat does not alter the color of the indigo but provides a bacteria that activates and enhances fermentation.
Madder does dye cloth but only if you boil the roots and save the dye liquor and use a mordant.
I keep seeing people online stating otherwise.
I should add this post to the online indigo class later.
my. how does time get away from me like this? busy working on the other blogs, updating the shop, shipping orders, keeping bills paid. that’s how.
supermoon, dog baths, garden watering, cooking, small things. just the everyday. and of course some indigo.
today is more indigo and pocket squares.
the photo in the beginning appears to be a form of woven Shibori. here it is again-
I thought the weavers in the crowd would enjoy puzzling it out. Janice- I want to send you a swatch as a study piece.