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A visit with East Bay textile whisperer Amy Keefer

Keefer working on an embroidery project. Photo: Melati Citrawireja This is the fifth article in our series on expert craftspeople in Berkeley, written and photographed by Melati Citrawireja, a summer 2015 photography intern for Berkeleyside. Don’t miss her stories on St. Hieronymus Press, the workspace of David Lance Goines; Klaus-Ullrich Rötzscher and the Pettingell Book Bindery; coppersmith Audel Davis; and […]

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Deepa Natarajan: Ethnobotanist and natural fabric dyer

Deepa and Loka admire their young fig tree. Photo: Melati Citrawireja Deepa picks violas to pound into cloth. Photo: Melati Citrawireja In the fourth part of a series on expert craftspeople in Berkeley, Melati Citrawireja, who was a photography intern with Berkeleyside in summer 2015, visits Deepa Natarajan, a natural fabric dyer and ethnobotanist. (Read Citrawireja’s stories on Klaus-Ullrich […]