Strategies for healing a broken heart through indigenous textile practices.
Beginning a new journey of healing and transformation after walking out 3 sun rotations of 13 moons associated with the death of my mother.
Indigenous textiles as a source of healing and transformation practiced by Official Nottoway Indian Tribe of Virginia.
Checklist for indigo dyeing for indigenous fashion & quilting.
Description with links to supplies and tutorials for dyeing with natural indigo.
After teaching indigo dyeing in Calgary and indigo and black walnut in New Orleans, I’m back in my home studio. My recent travels have endeared many new contacts to my heart as lifelong friends and natural dye converts. As promised, I will Blog my process step by step so anyone interested can follow along. We…
How to prepare plant based fibers for natural dyeing.
Transformation through indigo dyeing and healing brokenness with creative hands.
Link to YouTube Movie previewing next weeks workshops at Otahpiaaki 2018.
DIY materials to make a Native American Dance Shawl with flat fringe.
Making a Native American shawl using hand dyed fabric.
I’m a Teaching Artist from a family of teachers and women who loved sewing, quilting, dyeing fabric, weaving rugs, embroidery and crochet. I grew up in a multi-generational home where handmade was a way of life. I earned a BFA at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Studio Art with concentrations in…