In the sixth episode of the podcast, Jake and I discuss the five stages of making denim, and how they each affect the fades you can expect.
It’s tough to keep up with the constant evolution of denim. This blog post guides you through 27 of the most important recent denim innovations.
It’s through denim that I became acquainted with indigo—something that has become a hobby of mine in its own right. Many denimheads dream of making their own jeans, including making the fabric. It’s through this interest that I got acquainted with indigo as a dye, and fell in love with the Japanese technique of shibori.
In this third episode in the series about how denim is made, you’ll learn about natural and synthetic indigo, and the differences between rope dyeing and slasher dyeing.