Checklist for indigo dyeing for indigenous fashion & quilting.
Description with links to supplies and tutorials for dyeing with natural indigo.
First impressions of Calgary, Alberta.
Transformation through indigo dyeing and healing brokenness with creative hands.
A Personal Celebration of Indigenous Eastern N.C. Cultural Heritage ~ From the Last Toisnot Tuscarora Gatekeeper Yesterday, while braiding my hair, Felicia Farmer asked me how I felt about my upcoming trips to Calgary, Canada and New Orleans. I told her I was fearful because I’m alone and, as a woman, I don’t want to…
Reflections on being a motherless child.
Forgiving people who try to destroy your joy.
Making a Native American shawl using hand dyed fabric.
I’m organizing my living environment into a creative hands working studio. My Momma had a lot of nice things that she collected in my childhood home. Stories and her creative hands are attached to many of these items. But, the bottom line is that I’ve got too much stuff. It’s overwhelming! Momma saved everything. I’ve…
While unpacking boxes, as I settle into my childhood home, I came across my research from teaching Contemporary Art & Design at Chowan University a few years ago. The timing was perfect for me to be my own learner. “Teaching is for learners,” echoing in my ears in my Momma’s voice. The creative process of…