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”

Blue Prints, four week workshop in Printing Botanical and Blue

You have to love anything Blue and Crips ­čÖé blue and white china, blue and white chintz, blue and white Indigo Shibori … I cant take my eyes away everytime I come in contact with this combination…. and so many of my techniques draw on blue and white… so many of my techniques use BotanicalContinue reading “Blue Prints, four week workshop in Printing Botanical and Blue”

Printing in Woodlands, a FREE Eco Printing, Upcycling and Skills Sharing Exhibition at the Glasgow Botanical garden

  Please Visit “Printing in Woodlands” on the 29th February and 1st March between 10am and 4pm in the Glasgow Botanical Gardens… It is a beautiful celebration of everything Eco, and sharing AND IT IS FREE. When the world is worried about climate change and cutting down consumption many are trying to find a newContinue reading “Printing in Woodlands, a FREE Eco Printing, Upcycling and Skills Sharing Exhibition at the Glasgow Botanical garden”

The Fashion Revolution meets Eco Printing ! Farcap Fashion in my Glasgow Studio

This week was just super, I was teaching Eco Printing to 4 individuals well connected with The Fashion Revolution…. AZADI FASHION visited me and The story is … Sometimes you know that you meet someone who will be present in your life for a long time and will make a difference. Barbara Denker, Head ofContinue reading “The Fashion Revolution meets Eco Printing ! Farcap Fashion in my Glasgow Studio”

Open studios – Up cycle your old jeans in our studios

Everyone has some pairs of jeans in their wardrobe… those that you cant quite throw away but don’t want to wear anymore… Cassandra Barron from Bookbinding with Cass and me .. The Lansdowne House we have decided to welcome you in our studios this winter… We want to share our  amazing creative spaces with youContinue reading “Open studios – Up cycle your old jeans in our studios”

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 !”

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

Would you like to join me on my #2019craftsnine challenge on┬áInstagram 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 !”

Make books for Christmas ! Hand-bind Upcycled wood and Indigo Shibori into unique hand made books !

For details on all my courses please look Here Do you like cooking from scratch ? you know that feeling of opening the fridge to an old onion and some scraps of cheese but then this beautiful home made quiche comes out of the oven soon after … It is a bit like up-cycling… ThisContinue reading “Make books for Christmas ! Hand-bind Upcycled wood and Indigo Shibori into unique hand made books !”

Print, fold and stitch come and make some books with Cassandra and Betty… !

2 Venues – 3 Workshops – 3 Creative Techniques – 3 Hand made books – perfect for Christmas present…. Are you ready for a bit of creativity ? 9 September – Glasgow – Woodlands workspace – Eco Printing –┬áInfo and booking here 7th October – Glasgow – Woodlands workspace – Shabby Chick wood cover –┬áInfoContinue reading “Print, fold and stitch come and make some books with Cassandra and Betty… !”