Eco Printing

Eco Printing (& Dyeing)

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I got off to a slow start with eco printing. I’ve had all these amazing visions of spectacular eco prints, and to begin with it was a BIG FLOP. ¬†Well not a flop, but I didn’t get the results I expected. Which supposedly is one of the “joys” of eco printing. I’m more inclined to […]

Indigo

Troubleshooting a Hydros Indigo Vat

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I had a bit of a vat breakthrough in the last few days. The more I work with Indigo the more I get to know it. It’s kind of been like meeting someone and really wanting to be friends with them. But first you have to get to know them, and by getting to know […]

Arashi

Indigo Arashi

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It looks like it’s meant to be a painting, doesn’t it? But, it is art to wear in the form of an infinity scarf. Coming soon to the shop :) On etsy here!

Natural Dyeing

Eco Dyeing

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Where do I even begin? The excitement and rush of curiosity I get when I consider natural dyes is beyond me to describe! This week has seen the arrival of 2 out of 3 natural dye books that I have ordered, and today when India Flint’s book Eco Colour arrived, my desire to immerse myself […]

Indigo

A weekend of Discovery

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This weekend I decided to set up a new chem vat and test my skills at bringing a hydros vat back to life after it had been left to oxygenate and turn cold. It was actually quite successful! I tested on 3 different fabrics and got quite similar colours across all 3 which was interesting, […]