Posts Tagged 'natural dye'

Growing Color: New Sewing Seeds Project Installed!

We’re so excited to show our latest project – natural dye plant ID tags! Sewing Seeds recently received support from the New York Restoration Project to create Growing Color, a project that labels existing dye plants in New York community

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Growing Color: New Sewing Seeds Project Installed!

We’re so excited to show our latest project – natural dye plant ID tags! Sewing Seeds recently received support from the New York Restoration Project to create Growing Color, a project that labels existing dye plants in New York community

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tonlé: Zero-Waste Fair Fashion in Cambodia

Rachel Faller is not your average women’s clothing designer.  Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the positive impact her brand, tonlé, is having on the country socially, environmentally and economically makes her a uniquely new force in the sustainable fashion industry.

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tonlé: Zero-Waste Fair Fashion in Cambodia

Rachel Faller is not your average women’s clothing designer.  Based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, the positive impact her brand, tonlé, is having on the country socially, environmentally and economically makes her a uniquely new force in the sustainable fashion industry.

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Maximal Natural Dyes / Frank Connet

As a former Sewing Seeds intern where natural dyes and natural dye plants are grown, taught, and written about frequently, it was with a heavy heart that I found myself on my worst dyeing days googling Frank Connet on my walks home from the

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Maximal Natural Dyes / Frank Connet

As a former Sewing Seeds intern where natural dyes and natural dye plants are grown, taught, and written about frequently, it was with a heavy heart that I found myself on my worst dyeing days googling Frank Connet on my walks home from the

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Sewing Seeds Summer Series: DIY Natural Paint Swatch Workshop!

Are your walls/patios/end tables white and emotionally withholding? Do VOCs make you sad? Would you like to be simultaneously as happy, focused, and mentally invigorated as this young man above? (Do you find advertisement strategies with three rhetorical questions and

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Sewing Seeds Summer Series: DIY Natural Paint Swatch Workshop!

Are your walls/patios/end tables white and emotionally withholding? Do VOCs make you sad? Would you like to be simultaneously as happy, focused, and mentally invigorated as this young man above? (Do you find advertisement strategies with three rhetorical questions and

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Tutorial: Dying with Black Tea

Being in the Textile Arts Center studio here in Brooklyn is super inspiring….especially the natural dying section. I have nervously dabbled a bit in this area, but for me, it’s always best to start with something simple that I can

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Tutorial: Dying with Black Tea

Being in the Textile Arts Center studio here in Brooklyn is super inspiring….especially the natural dying section. I have nervously dabbled a bit in this area, but for me, it’s always best to start with something simple that I can

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Shibori-Mania!

You didn’t hear it first at TAC, but Shibori textiles are going to be allover this Spring from your bed linens to your tank top. I love seeing so much shibori love, but it’s never too much to remind what is Shibori, where

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Shibori-Mania!

You didn’t hear it first at TAC, but Shibori textiles are going to be allover this Spring from your bed linens to your tank top. I love seeing so much shibori love, but it’s never too much to remind what is Shibori, where

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Quill Embroidery

  This week, while visiting the Smithsonian’s national museum of the American Indian, I came across some examples of embroidery using porcupine quills. Quills are the oldest known form of Native American Embroidery, flourishing until the 18th century when glass

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Quill Embroidery

  This week, while visiting the Smithsonian’s national museum of the American Indian, I came across some examples of embroidery using porcupine quills. Quills are the oldest known form of Native American Embroidery, flourishing until the 18th century when glass

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Free Indigo Dying Workshop Monday September 17th

We were rained out our of our first attempt however we are ready to try again with our Indigo Workshop!   Come to the garden and experience INDIGO, the King of the Blues Monday September 17th, come down to our Sewing

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Free Indigo Dying Workshop Monday September 17th

We were rained out our of our first attempt however we are ready to try again with our Indigo Workshop!   Come to the garden and experience INDIGO, the King of the Blues Monday September 17th, come down to our Sewing

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GARDEN PARTY THIS SATURDAY JUNE 16TH

Come one come all to very first Sewing Seeds…..GARDEN PARTY! when: This Saturday the 16th! location: A Small Green Patch Garden @ Bergen St. between 4th and 3rd ave. time: 3pm-7pm This is your chance to see what all the

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GARDEN PARTY THIS SATURDAY JUNE 16TH

Come one come all to very first Sewing Seeds…..GARDEN PARTY! when: This Saturday the 16th! location: A Small Green Patch Garden @ Bergen St. between 4th and 3rd ave. time: 3pm-7pm This is your chance to see what all the

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Sewing Seeds: Natural Dye Inspiration, Part I

We love working with natural dyes at TAC, and are thrilled to be preparing our inaugural Sewing Seeds dye plant CSA! Whether you are a home crafter, taking a natural dye workshop with us, or planning to become a CSA member,

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Sewing Seeds: Natural Dye Inspiration, Part I

We love working with natural dyes at TAC, and are thrilled to be preparing our inaugural Sewing Seeds dye plant CSA! Whether you are a home crafter, taking a natural dye workshop with us, or planning to become a CSA member,

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