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Personal Project: Compost Dyeing

I am very excited to announce that I have been offered an opportunity to experiment with compost dyeing in the Garden Lab of the Mattress Factory museum!  Rose Clancy (the installation artist who has been cultivating the Garden Lab since 2010) and I will be experimenting with “bundle dyeing” which is depicted below.  There are more »

Fabric Dyeing Resource List

Whew!  I just got done with an intensive Japanese Shibori Dyeing Class that I taught.  I put together this resource list to help my students continue to learn on their own.  I thought some of my blog readers might be interested, too.  Enjoy!   Pile of hand-dyed shibori silks in Amber Coppings’ studio Best Resource more »

DIY Demo at Wildcard

On May 7 marked the annual Blossom Tour in Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh. The Blossom Tour is a great day to roam around one of Pittsburgh’s most eclectic and increasingly cool neighborhoods.   Participating stores hand out seeds (all responsibly harvested and/or organic!) to patrons, galleries had fun interactive exhibits and Wildcard asked me to do a demonstration more »