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What’s so Great About the Griffin Dyeworks Fiber Arts Retreat?

I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect when I signed up for the Griffin Dyeworks fiber arts retreat last summer. I’d been hearing about it for several years, and finally decided to give it a shot. I got much more than I ever expected from the experience, from the moment I opened my car door Read More

Indigo Crystal Dye Instructions

INDIGO CRYSTALS (Indigofera tinctoria) aka pre-reduced indigo We have a two part video on YouTube with Bjo walking us through the indigo crystal dye process! STORAGE: These natural crystals oxidize in air, so store in lidded, labeled jars, in cool dark area. pH & TEMPERATURE: Indigo needs high alkaline vat: 8 pH for silk & Read More