Shannon Spohn's Profile
Greetings, Earthlings! My name is Shannon Spohn and I am the weaver, dyer and witch behind LIFT UP THE EARTH. I make wearable goods and accessories primarily out of reclaimed and recycled materials. I’ve been a weird weaver and dyer for almost a decade now.
I use a combination of low-impact fiber reactive dyes and locally foraged natural dyes. While I do source some natural dyes (i.e. indigo, madder, etc.) from outside of my geographic region, I prefer to utilize what I can grow personally or forage from local overgrowth. I aim to be conscious and non-violent in my natural dye endeavors by not over-harvesting or using non-vegan dye sources.
My work thrives on soul power. I inject intention and spirit into every piece. It is not uncommon for me to have my hand in almost every aspect of the process. As a result, each…
- Joined October 20, 2010