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« on: June 09, 2013 08:56:14 AM »

It was our first time trying and was really fun. 



We were nervous at first because our dye vat looked blue - it's not supposed to - but that was just the part of the vat that was in contact with oxygen. 




It worked really well. We used linen, woven cotton and cotton jersey and they all took the dye happily.



The fabric comes out of the vat looking green but turns blue after contact with oxygen. 
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« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2013 02:29:19 PM »

Awesome!  I've got an indigo kit and am soooo excited to use it. This only makes the anticipation greater!
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2013 06:34:22 AM »

Awesome! Great color. Looks like you had fun!
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« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2014 05:46:46 PM »

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« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2014 06:57:44 AM »

Congrats on the win!  I know how much goes into indigo dyeing.  very deserving!
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« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2014 07:29:47 AM »

Thanks!  Woohoo!

I think the hardest part about indigo dyeing is that it's too cold in WI and we can't dye more till Spring!

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« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2014 11:29:18 AM »

haha! that's my biggest peeve about nature dyeing of any kind.. To cold all winter!
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