Natural indigo is such a beautiful colour.
Several layers of overdye, with two sections left blue. The short space between blues is 12″, the longer space is 32″.
It is nice to set up the treadle machine outside. Canary thread works well in the made-in-Guelph Raymond, which has a shuttle style bobbin. The peacock decals on the machine bed have worn off. The leather belt needed tightening. These pliers are made to cut hide belts (industrial ones are thicker and were originally buffalo),…… Continue reading sewing with the birds