Tag - natural dyeing

Canisters of natural dye powder in a row lined up on a windowsill.

Heading to Convergence 2022?

The Handweavers Guild of America is hosting Convergence, its International Fiber Arts Conference, in Knoxville, Tennessee, July 15 – 21, 2022. Convergence 2022 is an event hosted every other year full of workshops, lectures, tours, exhibits, competitions, and more. It is also a place for the fiber arts community to come together. Attendees build community while learning and inspiring each other. At this year’s event, Kristen has one piece of original artwork on view in the juried exhibit, Symphony of the...

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Inspiration Day: Dyeing at PRO Chemical & Dye

As winter loosens its grip on New England, our team was feeling the need for an inspiration day. Our small team works remotely, separated by about 90 miles. Technology makes it easy, but it's nice to have real-life face time every couple of months. I had just spent two weeks on Kauai and was feeling relaxed and inspired. Kristen lived vicariously through my photos. We were both itching to put these good vibes someplace tangible, so we met up...

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Natural Dyeing with Avocado and Yarrow

Our latest trend letter is all about natural materials. Wicker, rattan and cane are catching our eye on modern pieces, geometric lighting and even with loud pops of color. Natural materials are inspiring products even in the automotive industry. But, natural materials are also extending into textiles and not just in fiber form. Natural dyes are having a moment in the spotlight. While mostly reserved for smaller brands and limited runs, it's fun to see brands as big as...

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