November Natural Dye Workshop

November Natural Dye Workshop

Last months workshop was a wonderful success. We spent the day making dye baths from onion skins, avocado pits, alder cones & hibiscus. I also put an Indigo pot on the stove just because I couldn't help myself ! 

We achieved some beautiful colours and tones from these simple & readily available ingredients. Then we modified the colours even further by adding samples to both acidic & alkaline bath. 

We worked with Irish linen, silk and muslin & as always is was wonderful to see how the different fibres take the dye differently.

I don't have any dates on the calendar yet for 2017 but I am hoping to offer this workshop again in February or March. If you are interested in attending drop me an email and I'll add you to the workshop mailing list. 


Pinks from avocado pits

Above Alder ( olive green is alder with iron after bath)   

Jan 09, 2017

Hi, I’m really interested in your workshops! Do you ever bring the workshops to London, or do you only hold them in Dublin? Would love some info on costs etc!
Many thanks,


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