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 !”
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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 !”
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 – Info and booking here 7th October – Glasgow – Woodlands workspace – Shabby Chick wood cover – InfoContinue reading “Print, fold and stitch come and make some books with Cassandra and Betty… !”
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 !”
Indigo Shibori … Fold, Stitch and Clamp the best Blue and White print !
You have to love the “Blue Dye” no? Would you like to try it? I will be running some basic Indigo Shibori workshops within the next few weeks… but if you love your Blue Indigo Shibori read below… some interesting facts for inspiration !!! Come for a short Indigo Shibori workshop and get the chanceContinue reading “Indigo Shibori … Fold, Stitch and Clamp the best Blue and White print !”
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”