A couple of years ago I did a workshop to learn how to dye with indigo in a natural, non-toxic way, using just the powder made from the indigo leaves, chalk and fructose. While cleaning up my studio, I found all those ingredients, enough for a couple of scarves! On Monday I made the dye vat, and ... Read More about New: indigo dyed scarves
Over the past year I've fallen in love with painting, especially acrylic painting on canvas. I started out doing some tutorials, but soon enough I wanted to do my own thing and work out some of my own ideas. This is my latest painting and I'm really happy with how it turned out! I thought it would ... Read More about The making of the deer painting
It's been over a year since I last wrote on this blog, but I'm back for a good reason: Windward Made turns 5 on March 18th! It's been quite the journey these past 5 years and so I wanted to look back to celebrate all I've done, see how everything has evolved, and where I am now. Please join me on a ... Read More about 5 years Windward
Hello and happy new year!? I know you're not "supposed to" say that after a certain date, but it's still a relatively new year and I sure do hope it's a happy one for you. My year started a bit hectic, but things are starting to settle down and so am I. So I thought I'd pop in here and tell you ... Read More about Drawing plants
Hello friend, It's that time of year again: the holidays are upon us and so is the gift giving season. When you're passionate about consuming consciously, this might make you a little uncomfortable. But everybody loves to spoil their loved ones once in a while and most of us also like to be on ... Read More about What makes the best gift?