Tag Archives: natural dyes

Weave a Seascape – one day weave workshop

using a pre-threaded laptop loom and some simple tapestry techniques and a variety of materials, create a layered landscape inspired by the unspoilt coastline around the studio

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from my sketchbook

colour and weave ideas inspired by hedgerows and working with natural dyes like cochineal and indigo to create berry colour

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the beauty of natural dyes

Is this “vegetable dyeing” that we are hearing so much about less trouble than chemical dyeing?’ No, it is more trouble Is it, then, quicker? No, it takes much longer. Is it a faster dye? No, a really fast chemical dye cannot be surpassed by any natural dye’ Is it cheaper? No, the cheap chemical […]

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