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 sumac leaves as a mordant.
Sumac leaves to be used as a a mordant for indigo dyeing.
Soaking damask napkins dyed with indigo.
Neil Goss tests the indigo dye bath.
Mixing indigo dye solution and mordant.
Tabbetha's indigo scarf
Finished indigo projects drying on the line.