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Mending on denim
Indigo Shitou Zhai China
I took a class from an indigo blue dye master when we were in Japan. This is the same classic technique.
D-10.Sep.2012painting, collage on paper 林孝彦 HAYASHI Takahiko 2012
Ethnic minority and traditional indigo dye, Guizhou, China
The hand dyeing process practiced by Peruvian indigenous artisans. 1. Color is pulled from flowers, vegetables and Cochinilla (an insect found on cacti) 2. Crush up ingredients 3. Mix with additional natural ingredients such as salt, aluminum and lime. 4. Boil color ingredients in pots and dip yarn in to absorb the color 5. Hang dry yarn