Monday, June 09, 2014

dyeing for beauty

 beauty crowds me till I die
 beauty, mercy have on me
 but if I expire today
let it be in sight of thee
 text by Emily Dickinson
indigo for the wedding

13 comments:

  1. "Blue, blue, my world is blue"

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  2. My world has been blue for the last five days.

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  3. Moons of Jude on your blue skies -- or are they suns? A foretaste of summer?

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  4. Lovely! Will you be able to share a photo or two of the wedding so we see the beauty all gathered in one place?

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  5. I will share some photos, Jennifer. Date of wedding is June 21.
    xx

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  6. My favorite kind of clothesline ;>]]

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  7. Baa Baa Judio, have you any indigo?

    Yes maam, yes maam, three lines full!

    24 table runners, each 100-115" long, all paste resisted with dots, dyed with indigo -

    A variety of fabrics. Wool, silk, linen, cotton - all took the dye differently, resulting in every tone of indigo from pastel to intense.

    I did enjoy it.

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  8. " Estranged from Beauty -- none can be -- / For Beauty is Infinity-- "

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    " One and One -- are One --
    Two -- be finished using -- "
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  9. The wedding is going to be so pretty.

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  10. My son got married 5/24, and I'm enjoying your wedding preparations a whole lot more than I enjoyed mine;) I'm still trying to get rested up enough to write about it.

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  11. Forgot to say how lovely and intriguing these cloths are. Look forward to seeing them in action.

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  12. So very beautiful blue ... ;-)

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  13. Oh what a lovely table you set !

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Thank you for taking the time to connect. Much appreciated.xx