Tagged: Maiwa

Last tannin bath

I really love the way these garments look when laid out in the vernal pools in the preserve behind the house. I retrieved them this morning. There were other people in the woods, but...

Preparing for dye

Dyeing projects continue. I am interested in using soy milk as a plant-based alternative mordant. I think the soybeans I have were homegrown! The recipe I follow just takes 1/2 cup of beans, soaked...

Year end transformations

I’ve been working on dyeing some of the Maiwa garments over the holidays. The project has taken on a life of its own, as usually happens when I start dyeing. First I realized that...

Scoured and snowed on

Although the holidays are bearing down and it is not time to start a major dyeing project, I did manage to scour these two tops purchased from Maiwa. I hung them outside on the...

Maiwa purchase

This purchase was definitely too much and crazy impulsive. I obviously couldn’t resist. Ten articles of clothing, most linen, a few silk and cotton. Super roomy and comfortable. Perfect for dyeing and embellishment. And...