14. Aug, 2020

Indigo dying

Well I finally took the plunge and set up an indigo vat and I have a blue hand to prove it. I did cheat a bit as I purchased a kitset to make sure I had all the ingredients that I needed and the indigo was ready to go but it was still an experience to make the vat and then tie the samples. I am not quite sure where I am going with this but I do know that each method of shibori used with the indigo has its own name and I do want to get more into the stitching side of things and arashi shibori but that will have to wait till I have exhausted some of the simpler forms of working