The True Colour of the Cotinus, make blue prints… 100 Eco Printers cant go wrong

Cotinus tree known from oder Natural dyers as Young Fustic for the yellow dye they used to extract from it has over the past few years become of the best known leaf to print by Eco Printers. Its very strong tannin content has long attracted me as one of the leaf to have on boardContinue reading “The True Colour of the Cotinus, make blue prints… 100 Eco Printers cant go wrong”

From Nearly Black to White lets do Tannin

If you want to take part in my online block of 4 workshops exploring the beautiful techniques you can achieve with tannin and iron look here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/black-and-white-a-four-week-printing-workshop-using-tannin-and-iron-tickets-116794470405 Did you know that Oak galls (or Oak apples) were used in Roman times to make black ink and that between the Middle ages and modern times coupledContinue reading “From Nearly Black to White lets do Tannin”

Sharing my Studio Space with you #shareyourcreativespace on Instagram

Recently I have been speaking to a few friends again on the phone and this week starting making grand plans to teach online an amazing collaboration workshop with my most creative friend Cassandra Barron … Its like a black cloud has lifted from over my head…. Covid is not over but I am connecting again…Continue reading “Sharing my Studio Space with you #shareyourcreativespace on Instagram”

Kits for an easy make

Creativity can take many forms but sometimes you lack confidence and need a little help to get started. If you want my helping hand along the way but cant make it to a workshop then one of my kits will help you to start your journey into Indigo or Eco Printing. My kits come withContinue reading “Kits for an easy make”

LEARNING WITH ME

Find here my upcoming workshops and booking options. I am only teaching live on zoom (online) to allow my participants to stay safe at home from Covid19 . If you want to take part in one of my workshops please select your workshop below for the date suiting you and book. You will be registeredContinue reading “LEARNING WITH ME”

I AM 60 … MEET ME ON ZOOM !

To find out about my next zoom workshops please check here : Learn with me     In April 2020 I turned 60 and just as my textile business was doing well and I was enjoying face to face natural dyeing workshops with very small groups in my own lovely studio… COVID19 dropped a bombContinue reading “I AM 60 … MEET ME ON ZOOM !”

Make Merit ! creatively … Eco Printing and Indigo dyeing scarves in Thailand to combat COVIT19

This is the story of 19 unique pieces of wearable art created in Northern Thailand by my very good friend Mann, to help combat COVIT19 … please read and if you can fall in Love with one of those scarves… you too … Make Merit… you will like it… It starts here ! I haveContinue reading “Make Merit ! creatively … Eco Printing and Indigo dyeing scarves in Thailand to combat COVIT19”