Randi Hamlyn

Randi HamlynRandi is a Texas girl with an entrepreneurial spirit and a knack for merchandising her colorful wares. She is a wife and mom who created an in-home business that has allowed her to pursue her dreams while staying fully connected to those who mean the most. Randi believes that to create is to breathe and she strives to do something creative every day. She enjoys painting, leather crafting, making jewelry, sewing, singing, and spending quality time with her beautiful family. When she’s not chasing the dogs away from the chickens, volunteering at her church, driving her daughter to school, potty training her son, or tackling another mountain of laundry, she is sitting at her sewing machine knee deep in Mexican textiles and colorful trim. Her retail and wholesale boutique, Indigo Laine, reflects her Texas roots and her love of vibrant color and hand details. She spends many hours sewing to create her signature handmade Mexican serape handbags and cuff bracelets, as well as her popular Mexicali Koozies made of traditionally embroidered Mexican Puebla Dresses. In 2014, she launched a line of Christian t-shirts, combining her love of pop culture trends with the age-old wisdom of her favorite scriptures and in 2016 she launched her new line of Shibori indigo dyed fabrics and home textiles, Indigo Laine. Her little business is growing and continues to bless her family and customers along the way!

You can find Randi online at Indigo Laine, on Facebook Indigo Laine , and on Instagram @ Indigo.laine.co .

Lucky Star Classes:  Indigo Shibori, Leather Earrings, and Market Tote

: : : : Indigo Shibori : : : :

Class Description:

During this intimate half-day workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of indigo dyeing using an ancient Japanese resistance technique known as Shibori. We will be learning how to create a dye vat, multiple shibori techniques, and how to care for your garments when they are complete. All materials will be provided in a class kit. You are welcome to bring other items you’d like to dye as long as the items are made from 100% natural fibers. Be sure to wear clothing that you aren’t afraid to get messy.

Class Offered: Half day [Saturday AM or PM]

Materials List for Students: 

  • Optional: extra 100% natural garment/s to dye

Kit Fee: $45

How to Pay for Kit Fee: In advance via PayPal to info@indigolaine.com or in person during class

Included in Kit: 

  • an apron and gloves to help keep you clean
  • a pillow case, a flour sack towel, a bandana to dye
  • all dye vat materials, plus some extra for you to use at home

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: : : : Leather Earrings : : : :

Class Description:

Get in touch with your inner boho babe to create earrings that are unique to you! Learn to create multiple on-trend styles of leather earrings, including feather dangle earrings. In this class you will cut and paint on leather and learn to construct a set of fashion earrings from start to finish.

Class Offered: Half day [Friday PM]

Supply Fee:  $15

Instructor will bring leather, paint, jewelry tools, jewelry findings, earring hooks and posts to share

How to Pay Supply Fee: In advance via PayPal to info@indigolaine.com or in person during class

Optional Materials List for Students:  

Students are welcome to bring any additional leather, jewelry tools,  findings, earring hooks and posts to use, as well.

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: : : : Market Tote : : : :

Class Description:

Get ready to turn heads when you stroll through the farmer’s market with a tote that you designed and created yourself! In this full day class you will learn how to make your own market tote using duck cloth and coordinating cotton fabric of your choice. You will also learn how to apply interfacing, sew in a pocket and attach leather straps. With the skills you learn in this class, you will be able to create a multitude of other bag projects once you’re back at home.

Class Offered: Full day [Thursday only]

Level of Difficulty:  Intermediate

Prerequisites:  Basic knowledge of sewing machine* (See below.)

Materials List for Students: 

  • 1 yard of duck cloth or canvas
  • 1 yard of cotton fabric to be used as lining
  • coordinating thread

*If you are driving in, please bring your sewing machine!

Kit Fee:  $45

How to Pay for Kit Fee: In advance via PayPal to info@indigolaine.com or in person during class

Included in Kit: 

  • 2″ leather straps
  • 8 rivets
  • fusible interfacing
  • tote pattern

Note: Each student will also get an additional 2 straps, rivets, and a pattern so a Market Tote bag can be made at home.

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