DVD Dyeing with Indigo
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DVD Dyeing with Indigo

Dyeing with Indigo: Easy Techniques with an Ancient Dye DVD – Elizabeth McTear

Through the centuries, indigo has led explorers on voyages of discovery. With Beth's enthusiastic instruction, you'll soon be launched on your own indigo-inspired adventures.

Indigo is one of the oldest dyes known to humans. It spans cultures and continents and was once the most popular dye on the planet, from traditional textiles to today’s fashion yarns, fabrics, and garments. For centuries, indigo dyeing required complex processes, multiple dye baths, and weeks or months of tending a vat. In this video, dyer and artist Elizabeth McTear teaches how to work with new, easy-to-use natural indigo to bring its romance and beauty to your own textile creations.

In this DVD, you’ll learn:

How to set up 2 types of indigo vats and manage them to ensure successful results

How to prepare fabric for dyeing

How to control the dye process

Oxidation, the final part of the dye process

Safety tips for dyeing and for disposing of a finished dye vat

Through the centuries, indigo has led explorers on voyages of discovery. With Beth’s enthusiastic instruction, you’ll soon be launched on your own indigo-inspired adventures.

Bio: Elizabeth McTear is an artist and dyer who works primarily with natural and eco-friendly dyes. While earning her BFA at Moore College of Art and Design, Elizabeth learned about global textile traditions, including Mali tribal designs, Japanese traditions, and Scandinavian design—all points of reference in her work today. She teaches shibori and natural dyeing classes around the United States and runs her textile and dye company, Honest Alchemy (www.honestalchemy.co), from her home in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Run Time: 54 minutes

ISBN:  9781632505613
SKU: 16WV14
Publisher:  Interweave Press, 2016

NOTE TO CANADIAN WHOLESALE CUSTOMERS:  Wholesale pricing applies to 3 or more mixed books & DVD titles.  Otherwise, full retail prices apply.

Price per Unit (piece): $27.95

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