WE TRAVELED TO INDIAN IN APRIL TO SOURCE NEW MATERIALS AND MEET SOME INSPIRING ARTISANS. HERE ARE SOME PHOTOS, SO YOU CAN SEE WHAT WE GOT UP TO...
natural indigo dye vat
We made our own mud resist printed cloth. Dyed with natural indigo (blue dye extracted from plant leaves)
Hand carved blocks, made for printing textiles.
Wooden printing blocks
Screen printed textiles - printed with natural dyes
Large screens for printing textiles
We were lucky to spend a whole day with a group of women working for a cooperative in a slum area. We shared drawings, food and knowlegede of sewing, without many words exchanged. It was our most memorable day in India and an incredibly rewarding and honest experience we had.