Blue dye for the spinning ladies !

My next Indigo workshop week end is in Glasgow on the 7/8 September look Here for detail I love passing on my passion for blue to whoever wants to learn to dye with Indigo. Over the past years I have spent many days teaching numerous participants to Indigo Shibori their cloth, or clothes when weContinue reading “Blue dye for the spinning ladies !”

Being a Textile Artist and an Eco Up-cycler in Scotland

You tube video here ! Being a textile artist and Eco Upcycler in Scotland  (credit for this video goes to Gemma Munro Media & Eve Christie) I am a textile artist based in the West end of Glasgow, and I am an Eco Upcycler… I use local leaves and locally sourced natural dyes like Onion skin, Turmeric, StContinue reading “Being a Textile Artist and an Eco Up-cycler in Scotland”

#2019 CraftsNine challenge – a year full of learning crafts in a challenge !

Would you like to join me on my #2019craftsnine challenge on Instagram to channel my creativity towards a better end result ? I will also post on a Face book page This is about being creative and pushing your creative boundaries further… in an organised manner .. Through my #2019craftsnine I want to give myself aContinue reading “#2019 CraftsNine challenge – a year full of learning crafts in a challenge !”

Why I love my Journey as an Eco Artist !

The other morning I checked my art supplies, I though they were a bit low before the next day workshop and so… time to replenish… on my way to … The Kelvingrove Park…. in the West end of Glasgow, walking distance from my studio, it is lovely and a little hub of nature in theContinue reading “Why I love my Journey as an Eco Artist !”

Eco printing is it a print or a stain ? Don’t delay ! Play with paper !

My next Eco Printing workshop is Glasgow is on the 9th September details are … Here we will make little books like those below … This is a strange process and it produces a unique result … it’s not a watercolour although it looks like one ! It’s more like a print although a uniqueContinue reading “Eco printing is it a print or a stain ? Don’t delay ! Play with paper !”

A day under The Big Tree ! Eco-printing in The Glasgow Botanics …

My next Eco Printing workshops will be: In Glasgow in my West end Studio during the week end of the 11-12 August : Info here In Edinburgh at The Remakery on the 25th August  Info here In Strathaven with Creative Strathaven on the 30th September Info here In Edinburgh at The Remakery on the 10th November Info here GlasgowContinue reading “A day under The Big Tree ! Eco-printing in The Glasgow Botanics …”

Blue Print and West end Eco Collaboration ! When Oxfam and the Glasgow Botanic become my work places !

Some people travel for work … I tend to do my best work close to home and let those who want to share come closer… I will be running an Eco printing and Bookbinding in the glorious Kibble Palace next week end with Cassandra Barron Edinburgh bookbinder. For info look Here I live and work inContinue reading “Blue Print and West end Eco Collaboration ! When Oxfam and the Glasgow Botanic become my work places !”

Earthy ! using organic dye to give earthy tones to Eco-prints

Eco printing is my very favorite technique of all ! Creating beautiful marks on Upcycled paper and fabric with some leaves discarded by nature ! What better way is there to recycling while being creative ? I am so eager to teach anyone who wants to hear me about it and I run a numberContinue reading “Earthy ! using organic dye to give earthy tones to Eco-prints”

2018 is the year of the Blues and the Greens !

My studio is based in Glasgow – Scotland, and anyone there reading the title above would think I have been stung by the Football bug ! Blue and Green are the well known colours of the Celtic and Rangers football clubs tops… Very close to the hearts of most Glaswegian… but for me those coloursContinue reading “2018 is the year of the Blues and the Greens !”

Better together – Collaborative workshops with Bookbinding with Cass

“Cass and Elisabeth are just so nice and kind to be around, They create a nice atmosphere !” “I loved unrolling the bundles…” “The skills are enthousiastically shared”        2018 is the year of collaboration because “we work better together” and Cassandra Barron and me will be running a number of workshops “Printing –Continue reading “Better together – Collaborative workshops with Bookbinding with Cass”