Judy Saye-Willis

My trip to France

In April of 2013, Tom and I took a trip to the villages of Provence, France to study with Michel Garcia, a chemist, botanist and natural dye expert, and was were able to bring home a 3-ring binder full of 133 new samples of natural-dye work that was completed during the stay.

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This is the main street in the village where we stayed in Lauris, France.

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This is the vineyard farmhouse where we stayed.

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Here I’m working with Michel Garcia in his dye lab.

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This is one of the natural-dye specimens in the gardens in Lauris.