Monthly Archives: November 2015


My¬†friend Anne W made a special trip to my house to deliver some rhubarb leaves as she knew I was interested in trying them for dyeing. India Flint in her book Eco Colour says rhubarb leaves are both a mordant … Continue reading

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More jewellery

There are only two sleeps to go before the Gifted event ¬†( on Sunday and I’ve been trying to make some more jewellery pieces. Status report:

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Crochet beading

For the first time in my life I’m designing and making things to sell at the Gifted event organised by Elizabeth Morley on Sunday 22 November 2015. Here’s what I’ve finished off today. See for more on Gifted.

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Sun dyeing and rainwater

A couple of weekends ago I went to a WAFTA ( organised visit to the Studio of textile artist and internationally recognised natural dye expert Trudi Pollard ( . Trudi showed us her naturally dyed fabrics, her fashion garments and … Continue reading

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