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.


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


This is the vineyard farmhouse where we stayed.


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


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