natural dye workshop

On Thursday evening, Nelli and I participated in a bundle dyeing workshop at El Garden in Bushwick. We dyed pieces of silk using flowers, berries, cocoa beans, onion peels, leaves, and other natural dyes, which was a colorful experiment – even right after tying them up, we could see some of the colors changing from what we had originally anticipated them to be. Mine is the bottom left piece in the last photo; in a week, I’ll unravel it to see what I created:



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