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Old Market Manor, Barton Manor
Bristol, BS2 0RL

Artisan natural dye studio, using locally foraged and organically grown natural dyes, bio-regionally sourced cloth and paper and low impact traditional and contemporary printmaking techniques. Offering limited edition gifts, bespoke services and a range of workshops to help creatives transition to using non-toxic practices and connecting communities with Nature using creativity as a medium.


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Bundle-Dyed Table Runner with Vervain Flowers Worcestershire

  • Vervain Flowers The Hop House WR158LT United Kingdom (map)

A day of flowers with Vervain Flowers and Botanical Inks.

Learn to create striking table centres with India Hurst of Vervain then 'Bundle Dye' your very own table runner with Babs Behan, founder of Botanical Inks. 

We will then use your bundle dyed table runner and floral table centre to style and dress a table, mixing in a selection of fruits and props to create a beautiful striking table-scape for you to photograph.


“Bundle-dyeing”, is a contemporary natural dye experience using flower petals and plant materials to extract and to transfer colour directly into cloth, without the need for the dye pot.

Learn to use a simple bind + steam dyeing technique and set colours using only natural materials, as part of a non-toxic creative practice. And discover an ancient herbalist practice of imbuing textiles with medicinal botanicals, gaining a further understanding of the origins of ceremonial natural dyeing and herbalism.

Price: £185 Including lunch, all materials + a length of organic British grown silk

This is not a particularly messy class, however, if you feel to wear something comfortable which you don't mind getting messy, or bring an apron, you are very welcome to.