up coming appearances:

Sunday June 11 2017 from 1-4 I will be at the opening of Art of the State along with my piece "Darkest before the Dawn".  The exhibit will be up through September 10, 2017.

August 4 through September 2, 2017, "Inherent Energy"  exhibit at the Carlisle Arts Learning Center with Kirsten Olson. Opening reception August 4th at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 19 at 1 p.m. Kirsten Olson and I will be giving artist talks at the Carlisle Arts Learning Center, 38 W Pomfret St, Carlisle, PA.  Lectures are free.

Please check the classes page for current classes being taught and my Instagram account,

@CarolReedMakes for what I am currently doing. 


  Below are a few of the natural dyes I have been using

Shown are wool gauze, cotton gauze and silk chiffon scarves after dyeing but before pressing .  I will also have wool yarn.

Carrot tops form Everblossom Farm, East Berlin, PA.  The scarf on the left is cold water indigo overdyed with carrot tops.

Carrot tops form Everblossom Farm, East Berlin, PA.  The scarf on the left is cold water indigo overdyed with carrot tops.

Walnut leaves from the token trees planted by the squirrels in my back yard.

Walnut leaves from the token trees planted by the squirrels in my back yard.

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Cold Water Indigo Dye. On the left is the dye bath in progress. On the right the top image is the plants growing in my back yard. The middle image is the dye being made and the bottom are the results.


Below are scarves and socks dyed with synthetic dyes vailable at History on High, the Shop and the Carlisle Arts Learning Center in Carlisle. The socks are also available at Harmony Society in Carlisle too.

Bamboo Socks

Bamboo Socks

Indigo dyed silk chiffon scarves drying on the line.

Indigo dyed silk chiffon scarves drying on the line.