As a part of the South Carolina Ag + Art Tour, Barbara Streeter of Conway Glass is hosting free demonstrations of the natural Indigo dyeing process. That heavenly blue color comes from the leaves of the Indigo plant. Grown prolifically in America during the 1700's, Indigo was once a major cash crop for plantations along the South Carolina coast.
Learn how to start a dye vat and the basic steps of creating beautiful blue and white designs using natural Indigo to dye cotton, silk, and linen.
Saturday, June 2nd at 10 am and 2 pm
Sunday, June 3rd at 1 pm.