Added Aug 22, 2013
Recently I went to visit a batik (wax resist dyed fabric) artist and had some fabric custom stamped and dyed with Ouidah’s most famous monument – the Door of No Return, where slaves were forced to embark on ships to the Americas.
The full story is written here: http://cathywu.com/journal/treadling/2013/08/20/batik-mccalls-m6279-porte-de-non-retour/
Behind the seams with Marina von Koenig Part 2
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