From nothingness to nearly black … 7 shades of blue, Fermenting Indigo with Aboubakar Fofana… I came home in Bali !

I am a textile artist and a lover of blue and I teach Indigo dyeing in Scotland (my next Indigo event) on a regular basis, but I love learning myself and I believe I know so little compared with Master Indigo dyer Aboubakar Fofana so I went all the way to Bali last November to attendContinue reading “From nothingness to nearly black … 7 shades of blue, Fermenting Indigo with Aboubakar Fofana… I came home in Bali !”

Printing in Woodlands, A botanical journey, POP UP EXHIBITION

FREE POP UP EXHIBITION : 23rd November 11am to 4.30 pm Woodlands Workspace – 66 Ashley Street – Glasgow G3 We will steam bundles  (20 on first come first serve) and show Eco Printing work realised by Artist Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw and novice participants. PRINTING IN WOODLANDS – THE PROJECT In the summer of 2019Continue reading “Printing in Woodlands, A botanical journey, POP UP EXHIBITION”

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”

From Weeds and Rags !

JOIN ME FOR SOME FUN !  You can join me most Wednesday in the Woodlands Community gardens in Glasgow to help printing the garden through the seasons… this runs from 1pm to 4pm and is free, the work produced is kept for the project exhibition later this week. details here I will run a full dayContinue reading “From Weeds and Rags !”

How Far does the Hand Reach – Global Botanical Collaboration

Each craft technique has its own community and very often in the past geographical areas have been instrumental in groups or sometimes even guild being thrown together with the aim of giving all members support, companionship, collaboration, training in practising their technique…. In past days one set of Eco Dyers gathered in a specific areaContinue reading “How Far does the Hand Reach – Global Botanical Collaboration”

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 !”

Printing in Woodlands, a botanical journey

I will be running a one day workshop in the Woodlands workspace to Eco Print and stitch what we are making in the garden just now. If you want to take part you can book here We are in the garden printing every wednesday if you want to see what we are doing you can justContinue reading “Printing in Woodlands, a botanical journey”

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”

Up-cycle as a way of Life, from boxes to chairs, your loved objects need some TLC and you a new skill !

To book on one of my Up-cycling Furniture workshops see below for link ! I cant wait to meet you there …  Spring is coming along and with it pink flowers on the Japanese trees and a new urge to declutter.… suddenly the windows are flying opened and dust start showing up in the lovelyContinue reading “Up-cycle as a way of Life, from boxes to chairs, your loved objects need some TLC and you a new skill !”