Month May 2024

Salish Sea Sukomo – Adventures with Indigo

Blue rubbermaid tote containing a burlap sack with fermented green leaves of Japanese Indigo / Persicaria tinctoria for a Sukomo vat.

I hope you enjoy this essay from textile artist Yarrow Koontz on her explorations with indigo dyeing with plants she has grown on Gabriola. She’s now experimenting with the Sukomo method for using Persicaria tinctoria (Japanese Indigo) – a method…