Native natural dye workshops in Bristol and the South West. Learn how to forage for dyes, extract colour, and dye uk grown cloth.
Learn how to identify dye plants. Explore the possibilities of sustainable textiles harnessing local renewable materials.
FORAGE + MAKE NATURAL DYES
LEARN CONTEMPORARY TRADITIONAL PRINTMAKING TECHNIQUES
USING LOCALLY-GROWN ORGANIC TEXTILES + PAPER
Learn to harness environmentally sustainable colour from your landscape and take pleasure in gathering wild plants, harvesting organic produce and re-using food waste with responsible foraging methods, on our colour foraging walks.
Learn the art of natural dyes and traditional, "low-impact" surface application techniques, including:
Block printing, screen printing, Japanese Shibori tie-dyeing, eco-printing, Hapazome, ice-flower dyeing and organic indigo vat-dyeing.
Prioritizing local, renewable materials and energy, we teach low-impact processes for creating alluring colour and pattern, without the use of toxic synthetic chemicals or heavy metals, as part of a plant-based, non-toxic, circular design practice.
Transition your creative practice with us.