Tag Archives: indigo

eco-printing with woad plant

What is a woad you ask. The scientific name is Isatis tinctoria, or dyer’s woad. It is a biennial plant with low-growing clusters of leaves and yellow, fragrant flowers. Bees are attracted to the flowers. Woad has been cultivated throughout … Continue reading

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twelve shades of colors

A compilation of past and recent posts in different shades and colors as a countdown to Christmas day. Each picture is linked to its original post on this blog (mouse over and click). Hope you enjoy reading it as much … Continue reading

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natural dyeing, brazilwood

It’s the end of august already? How time flies–it seems to me as I am getting of age, each passing day goes by ever so quickly. When I was a teenager growing up in Malaysia, I always wondered why it … Continue reading

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deep blue almost violet, my indigo heaven

This post was inspired by Pia Best, an online friend with whom I share my interest in eco printing and dyeing. Her indigo dyeing with eucalyptus and indigo is exquisite and stunning. I hope to meet her someday in person to learn her techniques. I made this in viscose jersey (a tight … Continue reading

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