Otahpiaaki Indigo Dyeing

To schedule an Algonquin Indigo Dye or Poo'miikapi Blanket, Quilt or Shawl Making Workshop
E-Mail Carola Jones at artbycarola@gmail.com | Follow On Instagram @indigofibershed

Poo’miikapi Quilt & Shawl Workshop – Harvesting the Otahpiaaki Indigo Dye

Tuesday November 6th: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday November 7th: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Thursday November 8th: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

$40 Per Item

Elder Carola Jones will share her one-of-a-kind knowledge and stories as a remnant member, daughter, granddaughter, and great-granddaughter of the Tuscarora Confederacy. Participants will learn about the indigo ceremony and protocol and will develop both a small personal project, and a tile for the Otahpiaaki 2018 Community Quilt. Otahpiaaki’s own indigo crops will be used for the project.

Image of Indigo Sample
Indigo On Unbleached Cotton Muslin
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The Colors of Indigo: How Red, Black & White Made Blue is a research article from Clemson University.  Oct 19, 2018, 12:43 PM Carola Jones
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Guide to natural dyes and indigo dyeing. Recipes and detailed instructions.  Oct 19, 2018, 12:42 PM Carola Jones
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Indigo dyeing instructions using pre-reduced indigo from Pro Chemical Dyes.  164k v. 2 Oct 19, 2018, 12:49 PM Carola Jones
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Workshop Demo on How to Scour Fabric for natural dyeing.  97k v. 2 Oct 29, 2018, 6:43 PM Carola Jones
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Workshop demo on creating an indigo vat in a 5-gallon bucket. Recipe included.  103k v. 2 Oct 29, 2018, 6:43 PM Carola Jones
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Workshop demo on Painting with Thickened Indigo. Recipe included.  358k v. 2 Oct 29, 2018, 6:43 PM Carola Jones
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Google Slides Presentation showing workshop samples. Anyone with link can View, no sign-in required.  Oct 19, 2018, 11:44 PM Carola Jones
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Workshop Schedule Otahpiaaki Fashion Week 2019.  183k v. 2 Oct 29, 2018, 6:40 PM Carola Jones