Blue Fingers

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The art is in the math…precise measurements gave us beautiful blues

In October, a fabulous fiber artist and friend Jackie Ottino Graf suggested that we try a late fall dyeing workshop at the campground for folks who were simply too busy in the summer to get away for a few hours of colorful play.  We both knew it would be a roll of the dice because November weather is fickle and inclined to cold/miserable but the women we were thinking of all lived in state and were all too familiar with the gamble…

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Rinsing our work in seawater

Long story short…we had a huge indigo dye vat brewing by 11 AM and by 3:30 everything that was stained or boring became a wonderful shade of blue…and we did it all in bright 60 degree sunshine!

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Drip drying a pillow top in the sunshine

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