dyeing craft

Revel. The art of coloring at the Carré Bleu de Pastel workshop

The Carré Bleu de Pastel boutique, located on the Place de la Halle de Revel, reveals the secrets of the blue colors of its items. Jean-Louis Fragasso, director of the dyehouse based in Roumens, is happy to open his doors to us and talk to us about the natural techniques of dyeing his various pieces …

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A meeting with Aurélia Wolff, an Ivryan craftswoman specializing in vegetable dyeing

Pink, grey, yellow, blue… all colors are allowed at Aurélia Wolff… as long as the colors are natural. Designer Ivry launched Whole in 2014, a designer brand whose products are dyed with vegetable dyes. Get to know each other. A large loom, spools of yarn of all colors, sheets and pillows were piled up everywhere. …

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Video. Mali: Bamako coloring improved by masters from Bamako

#Little : Mali is recognized as the homeland of the “basin”. In addition to the quality of the fabric, the ingenuity of the craftsmen in terms of patterns and color combinations has made Malian dyeing an art that the entire country is proud of. Who in West Africa doesn’t dream of wearing a boubou basin …

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In Damascus, one of the last silk masters wants to pass on the knowledge and experience of his ancestors

On a rooftop in the old city of Damascus, Mohamed al-Rihaoui prepares to dye the silk threads used to make Damask brocade. This country has been known for centuries as one of the largest centers of Arab craftsmanship. But with the war, “Nobody dyes silk anymore, there are probably two or three of us in …

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Lodève: Claire Muller finds her happiness in the Lauroux Valley

Based in the Lauroux Valley where she opened her vegetable dyeing workshop “Vert Claire” five years ago, Claire Muller deepens and develops techniques to refine and give new life to textiles, from the plants she harvests. almost everywhere in the territory, from Salagou to Larzac. Plants from here “It is through these surfaces of the …

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Jordan women learn the traditional Tarn technique of indigo dyeing

For a week, three Jordanian women learn the traditional indigo dyeing technique from Tarn in the dyehouse in Lautrec. Interest: a very low water consumption. They then transfer that technique to their workshop in Jordan. It is a delegation of Jordanian women who arrived in the village of Lautrec in Tarn. There are 3 of …

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Indigo blue, a symbolic color in Japanese craftsmanship, at Espace Densan in Paris

Every year a color is highlighted: for 2020 it is Pantone 19-4052 Classic blue. But long before us, the Japanese were interested in the color blue. It’s for them shades of indigo blue vary depending on the number of colors. There are 48 shades of indigo in Japan. Exhibition Exhibition “Ao: blue in Japanese handicrafts” …

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The splendor of nature with a pattern on kimonos: Kanazawa’s ancestral dyeing technique “kaga yûzen”

The dyeing techniques are on luxurious kimono fabrics kaga yuzen depiction of the city of Kanazawa with large realistic motifs inspired by nature. Our report takes you behind the scenes of this ancestral craft that continues brilliantly in the modern age. We are located in the city of Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture, on the north-central coast …

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My Life in Asakura, Southern Japan: From the Search for Self to the Awakening of Identity [Photos]

Per Digital Tunisia | August 30, 2022 at 5:33 p.m. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn What’s up I have been in Japan for more than three years, and in Asakura for about two years. Asakura is a small town located in the south of the archipelago on the island of Kyushu and is part of Fukuoka prefecture. …

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