Fiber Art by Carola

Plant Based Indigo Fabric To Dye For …. Paired With My Repurposed Cut-Up Clothes …. To Create Modern Art Quilts

Contact Me @ email.carolajonesartist.com

About Me

Photo by Esther Chow

Short Version :: Algonquin, NC Toisnot Tuscarora, Gullah & FL Seminole, Indigenous Knowledge Keeper, creator of natural colors from plants, flowers, nuts & insects, machine & hand stitcher, hand embroiderer, Pow Wow dancer, working traveller, writer, bundle binder, storyteller, dyeing medicine cloth and 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

Fiber Art by Carola Online Workshops & Classes Coming In March 2021
  • Online On-Demand Indigo Dye Classes
  • Live Resist Binding Workshops
  • Create Your Own Indigo Fabric To Dye For In Your Home
  • Quilting Circle Exclusively for Sisters of Sigma Gamma Nu
The Indigo Blues as Medicine

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

Lesson From My Mother, Doris Jones

2021 Wilson Community College Workshops & Short Classes >> Read More

Space in classes and workshops will be limited to provide a high quality learning experience in compliance with Covid safety guidelines. Sign up for WCC small in-person classes will be available in December when registration for the spring semester begins.

Visit My Website

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

Local In-Person or Hybrid 2021 Classes & Workshops

Wilson Community College Community Service Classes Continuing Education
Herring Avenue
Wilson, NC 27893

WCC Class Descriptions