Indigo Online Purchase Options

Chunks of Raw Indigo

I use a lot of indigo! I grow some but not enough to sustain my dyeing explorations, plus processing my own takes more time.  I use natural indigo with multiple dips for silk scarves and clothing.  However, when I’m dyeing yardage for quilts I use pre-reduced indigo in bundles of three to five yards.  I only use cellulose fibers for quilts.  Pre-reduced indigo from all three sources seem the same.  I used Indigo Kits twice and wasn’t impressed and over dyed my results.  The finest ground natural indigo powder that I’ve used is sold at Maiwa.  I see color differences between natural and synthetic indigo.  However, may people don’t, they just see blue!  Home grown natural indigo keeps with the traditions passed down and practiced by women in my family, and I will always honor and respect the process.

Natural Indigo

Synthetic Indigo

Maiwa | Natural Dyes
#6-1666 Johnston St.
Vancouver BC Canada V6H 3S2
(604) 669-3939
Change Shopping Cart to USD at Checkout 
Dharma Trading Co. 
1604 4th Street
San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 456-1211 


Wild Colours Natural Dyes 
Studio 319, Scott House, Gibb St.
The Custard Factory
Birmingham B9 4DT, UK
Change Shopping Cart to USD at Checkout 
PRO Chemical & Dye 
126 Shove St.
Fall River, MA 02724
Orders Only 1-800-228-939 
The Woolery | 859 East Main St. Suite 1A
Frankfort KY 40601
800-441-9665 |  
Rupert, Gibbon & Spider, Inc.

P.O. Box 425
Healdsburg, CA 95448
800-442-0455 (US & Canada) 


Published by Carola Jones, Artist

Indigenous Artist, Writer, Designer | Internet Techie | Pow Wow Dancer | Lover of Dyeing Cloth Especially With Indigo, Madder & Marigold | 4th Generation Hand Embroidery & Sewing Enthusiastic | Working Traveler | NC Toisnot & Mattamuskeet Tuscarora & FL Seminole | Algonquin Gullah Mixed Blood

2 thoughts on “Indigo Online Purchase Options

  1. Hi, Carola – your two recent posts have been so interesting. Thanks for such an informative day!! And how interesting that the only USA natural indigo is in Kentucky. I would have thought there would be more sources. I’m not getting into dyeing but would still be interested in fabric once you have a shop, if you are going to do that.

    We have been up in Maine for several weeks, enjoying the cooler summer that we enjoy here. All three of my siblings (and many of their kids) were able to be here. Our youngest daughter who got married in April was unable to come. She and her new hubby moved to Austin to live with his parents after he was fired from his well-paying job in Chicago. He had reported some financial irregularities in a restaurant and I guess they wanted a dishonest manager because he was fired on the spot. 😦 Fortunately Anna found a good job so they have saved enough to move into their own apartment at the end of September.

    Jeff and I are going to drive down to see the total eclipse. We hadn’t really planned to do it but the more we realized it was a once-in a life opportunity we decided to look at a map. Columbia SC – or near by in a random parking lot – seems like a good bet. We will take two camping chairs and a cooler and our safety glasses. We will spend one night in Raleigh on the way down and then outside Richmond on the night of the 21st. We are taking Bella along to save on boarding costs and found motels that allow dogs. La Quinta is always welcoming and the prices are good. Are you going to see the eclipse?


    On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 10:31 AM, Fiber Art by Carola wrote:

    > Fiber Art by Carola posted: ” Natural Indigo Synthetic Indigo Maiwa | > Natural Dyes #6-1666 Johnston St. Vancouver BC Canada V6H 3S2 (604) > 669-3939 Change Shopping Cart to USD at Checkout Dharma Trading Co. > 1604 4th Street San Rafael, CA 94901 (415) 456-1211 ” >


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