From July 27-30, I had the great joy of attending an indigo workshop hosted by the Austin School of Fiber Arts. Our instructor was Gasali Adeyemo, a master artisan in the Yoruba tradition of indigo-dyed adire cloth.
There's something fitting about drying leaves & harvesting seeds during Advent. Both are works of patience, preparation, and hope.
Living on the east side of Austin, we received quite a lot of Hurricane Harvey's wind and rain this weekend. Though the Village was spared the flooding that continues to threaten so many of the communities between here and Houston, we did endure some wind gusts as high as 25mph. We could certainly feel the… Continue reading Harvey meets the Dye Garden
While this summer's dye garden is a little rag-tag, I'm proud to have it out at all, and I'm already thinking through how I'd like to cultivate it in the long-term.