A delightful summer play of the lovely dyers plant beds I have created here at Dalmally Station. There is a wealth of ‘weeds’ which grow here profusely and can be coaxed of their colour pigments.
It is known as eco printing or dyeing but it is not a recent discovery but a very ancient way of making your mark on cloth.
The mordants and modifiers are of course very important and last years wood ash , copper pipes and rusty nails – all play their part.
beautiful gifts in soft Pongee silk with a hand rolled edge. A little piece of Scotland’s colour for your self
Workshops in this technique can be arranged