Fiber Art by Carola
Carola Jones, Indigenous Fiber Artist, Writer, Virtual Teacher

Surface Design 4 Fabric Lovers
Home of Indigo Fabric 2 Dye 4
Maker of Indigenous Medicine Cloth

Contact Me::artbycarola@gmail.com

About Me

Photo by Esther Chow

Short Version :: Algonquin, NC Toisnot Skaru:re (Tuscarora), Gullah & FL Seminole, Southeastern Woodlands Indigenous Knowledge Keeper, creator of natural colors from plants, flowers, nuts & insects, machine & hand stitching, hand embroidery, Pau Wau dancer, working traveler, writer, bundle binder, storyteller, dyeing medicine cloth for modern quilting and seed-to-runway clothing for a living on the Coastal Plains of Eastern North Carolina.

Detailed Version :: Academically trained fine arts artist with a passion for creating color, a love of drawing, who loves indigo dyeing with a passion for modern quilting. My art practice is about exploring sacred places on the coast of the Carolina’s, blood memory, and indigenous ways of knowing transferred through stories while creating textiles.

Carolina Indigo Dyeing

Multi-Generational Algonquin & Gullah Traditions: Transferring Knowledge From One Generation To The Next. #indigo2dye4

Improvisational Quilting

Stitching Life Lessons: Stories Of Surviving Jim Crow Shared Around A Quilting Frame In Eastern NC. #iQuilt2Heal


Showing Up & Showing Off!: The Civil Rights Movement & The Freedom To Be Seen Wearing Our Traditional Clothing. #BeTheChange

Online Workshops & Classes Coming In 2022
  • Online On-Demand Indigo Dye Classes & Resist Binding Techniques
  • Create Your Own Indigo Yardage To Dye For In Your Home
The Indigo Blues as Medicine

“Witness transformation on cloth and gain insights to heal a broken heart.”

Lesson From My Mother, Doris Jones

2022 One to Three Hour Live Workshops & Short Classes

Space in classes and workshops will be limited to provide a high-quality learning experience. Come Zoom for a fun creative one to three hours hands-on small group guided learning adventure.

Visit My Website

Read more about me and my history as an artist on my website.

Effective Teacher Training
In-Person Blended Class
Taught Every Semester

Wilson Community College Continuing Education
Workplace Training
Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893