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July 9, 2013 Into the Wild Blue Yonder

Peruvian Connection’s designers got the blues this past weekend when they participated in an indigo dyeing workshop in Kansas City. Taught by renowned fiber and textile artist Neil Goss, they learned the techniques of dyeing with natural indigo, using native Kansas … Continue reading

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September 1, 2011 Color Me Natural

Every day we’re flooded with alarming warnings about the modern lifestyle and its impact on the environment, from dyes and pesticides to plastics.  As eco-awareness increasingly sweeps across the world, it’s refreshing to remember the natural, sustainable practices in places … Continue reading

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January 11, 2010 Color Your World…Naturally

 Women in Pitumarka dye alpaca in cochineal (photo courtesy of Kelsey Quam) In a world where more and more objects are created artificially, it’s comforting to know that dyes can still be obtained from natural sources—mainly plants, animals and minerals. … Continue reading

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