yagazieemezi: “ Nike Davies-Okundaye is one of a few internationally known Nigerian women artists. Trained as a weaver, dyer and batik maker, Davies-Okundaye uses a variety of media to express themes from her life and from the Yoruba culture into.
Japanese indigo (Polygonum tinctorium) has been used for centuries to create a rich blue dye. The plant is easy to grow as an annual, and the leaves may be harvested 2 or 3 times during the growing season for a fresh dye vat.
\ \ \ \ \ THE RECIPE / / / / / MAKING AN INDIGO VAT \ \ \ \ \/ / / / / Here is the indigo vat recipe written by Earth Hues. They are a wonderful company supporting agriculture, natural color and artisans around the world.