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Garden Rust Dyeing Workshop

The Free Rust Dyeing Workshop in the Sewing Seeds Garden last weekend was quite a success. If you were unable to attend we have many photos documenting the afternoon. Check it out and keep posted for future news on our

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Garden Rust Dyeing Workshop

The Free Rust Dyeing Workshop in the Sewing Seeds Garden last weekend was quite a success. If you were unable to attend we have many photos documenting the afternoon. Check it out and keep posted for future news on our

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Free Garden Workshop: Dyeing with Rust

This summer has been a wonderfully busy time for the Sewing Seeds project at the Textile Arts Center. We want to share the experience of the natural dye garden with more people in the New York textile community, so we

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Free Garden Workshop: Dyeing with Rust

This summer has been a wonderfully busy time for the Sewing Seeds project at the Textile Arts Center. We want to share the experience of the natural dye garden with more people in the New York textile community, so we

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Fermentation Indigo Vat

We here at Sewing Seeds have been busy tending to the maturing plants including raised beds full of Japanese Indigo. We thought a useful educational addition to the garden would also be an experimental fermentation indigo dye vat. Indigo, unlike

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Fermentation Indigo Vat

We here at Sewing Seeds have been busy tending to the maturing plants including raised beds full of Japanese Indigo. We thought a useful educational addition to the garden would also be an experimental fermentation indigo dye vat. Indigo, unlike

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Bundle Dyeing Results

You may remember that earlier this summer (June 5th) some of the sewing seeds gals prepared and buried bundles with natural dyestuffs. Last week we unearthed the bundles and behold the results. Brigid and Nicole digging up the bundles. The bundles

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Bundle Dyeing Results

You may remember that earlier this summer (June 5th) some of the sewing seeds gals prepared and buried bundles with natural dyestuffs. Last week we unearthed the bundles and behold the results. Brigid and Nicole digging up the bundles. The bundles

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Open Studio at TAC!

Have an art project you’re working on but have no space to work? -need an awesome dye lab to do natural, or synthetic dyeing? -trying to make silk-screened shirts for your bandmates? -or just curious about the building with the

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Open Studio at TAC!

Have an art project you’re working on but have no space to work? -need an awesome dye lab to do natural, or synthetic dyeing? -trying to make silk-screened shirts for your bandmates? -or just curious about the building with the

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Itajime with Shabd!

Enjoy these inspirational images for the beautifully graphic and versatile technique of ‘Itajime‘. Itajime is a specific technique within the practice of the japanese art of shibori in which shapes or blocks are sandwiched around folded cloth and used to

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Itajime with Shabd!

Enjoy these inspirational images for the beautifully graphic and versatile technique of ‘Itajime‘. Itajime is a specific technique within the practice of the japanese art of shibori in which shapes or blocks are sandwiched around folded cloth and used to

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When the Garden Meets Fashion

The natural dye garden here in Brooklyn is bearing the fruits of all the hard work performed thus far with flowers abound. And across the pond gardens are serving as starting points for other artistic realms. It’s wonderful to see

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When the Garden Meets Fashion

The natural dye garden here in Brooklyn is bearing the fruits of all the hard work performed thus far with flowers abound. And across the pond gardens are serving as starting points for other artistic realms. It’s wonderful to see

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