Yesterday. I thought about season. How much Joy there really is in it for me. Here, the blues that have nothing to do with sad. Dyeing, for me, is always a question. I haven’t really spent time enough to say I know. But then time flies and knowing by going fills you with at least the story of how it goes. Mostly silk this time, and still many colors. This morning, again. And Wordpress will not display my video […]
The ties, from the tarps over the round woodpiles last season. The tarps were too big, so we gathered them up at the top, secured the gathers with some indigo scrap. Sun shibori I have called it. There is more to say, but the man is not well today so I am just showing. Washed and ironed, some too brittle to sew, but so beautifully weathered.
The Japanese indigo, which I planted in the raised bed on the porch, well it just reseeds itself basically. Here it is again! I cut it 2 or three times a season for fresh leaf color using the salt method. ( you can google it, I put this one link here today) It yields more of a turquoise, and it is easy and fun. You may remember, I tend to use it as an overdyed method, just to mix it […]
Yesterday was a beautiful day. Seems different here. OR. Since we moved, I feel different. Is it the place? Or just the course of events. After all, the world seems to have turned upside down just shortly after moving in. I can almost mark my calendar with it. Add to it all that has generally happened. The things that life brings. Funny how we find reasons for things. When there aren’t really any, except change. Funny how we notice some […]