Natural Dye Workshop with Michel Garcia and Sustainable Dye Practice

A film series and discussion forum dedicated to the science and practice of natural dyes and pigments using sustainable methods.

Maintaining and Troubleshooting an Organic Indigo Vat with Catharine Ellis

Sometime ago Yoshiko asked me to occasionally provide some useful input to the Dye Nerds Blog.  I thought that I might offer the following tutorial on how I solved a … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · 12 Comments

Natural Dye Study Group Gather in Asheville, NC!

From far and wide, natural dye enthusiasts and studied practitioners gathered this month for a retreat focusing on the science and creative practice of natural dyeing. Organized by Catharine Ellis, … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Chapter Notes available for NDW 3!

Chapter Notes with recipes are now available with the passcode you obtain upon purchasing the DVD. See trailer and Flowchart (click link) to see what’s inside.  Natural Dye Workshop 3: Colors of Europe … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pre-Order Now Available! Organic Dyes to Pigments

Organic Dyes to Pigments – Foundations for the Colors of Europe with Michel Garcia  The third film in the Natural Dye Workshop film series is now available for pre-order! Pre-order … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

October 2013: Natural Pigment and Dye Classes w/ Michel Garcia // International Forum for Natural Dyes, Lauris, France

Slow Fiber Studios: Lauris, France 2013 September 30-October 10: Natural Pigment & Dye Classes w/ Michel Garcia *Optional extension October 11-14: International Forum for Natural Dyes (forum international de la couleur végétale) … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Edith Cheung shares her Oaxaca trip

Great Oaxaca article by Edith Cheung of Cloth Haven in Hong Kong ( “到訪墨西哥的瓦 哈卡(Oaxaca)格” pdf download Back in March ’12, Edith was one of a select few who were lucky enough … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Release! DVD2 “Colors of the Americas” w/ Michel

“Colors of the Americas on Wool Fibers Using Sustainable Methods” Ships NOW! Get one for yourself and a friend! We just released our new natural dye DVD (#2 in the series). Michel … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · Leave a comment