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.
ARTISAN Natural dye studio, Bristol, uk
Commissions, workshops & private tuition
Prioritising local, organic, renewable materials & manufacture
Botanical Inks provides natural dye services to designers from our Bristol based studio.
We also tour the UK, providing contemporary traditional artisan natural dye workshops, and offer private tuition to suit individual requirements and interests.
We harness environmentally sustainable colour from the local landscape, gathering wild plants, harvesting organic produce and re-cycling farm & food waste.
Our range of contemporary traditional natural dye surface application techniques include: Block printing, screen printing, Japanese Shibori tie-dyeing, bundle dyeing/eco-printing, Hapazome, ice-flower dyeing and organic indigo vat-dyeing.
Prioritising local, renewable materials & low-impact processes, for creating natural 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.