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Creative Retreat In Greece

Would you like to escape to a creative retreat in Greece this Autumn? Maybe you’d like to reconnect to your creativity in a stunning location with incredible food, scenery & good company. En Plein Air Retreat hosted by Mèlisses is sure to be an unforgettable experience! Dive into the art of natural dyeing & painting […]

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Buí: Worth A Trip To Castletownbere

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London: Natural Dye Workshops

Natural Dye Workshops

6 Surprising Sources of Plant Dye

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Washing & Caring For Plant-dyed Clothing

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Natural Dyeing With Hawthorn

The Hawthorn tree, ‘Crataegus monogyna’, grows across North America, Europe, and Asia. Native to Ireland & steeped in folklore, Hawthorn is an incredible source of natural colour.

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Welcome to my blog on natural dyeing!

Explore the rich world of plant-based dyes, learn about sourcing natural colours, and discover seasonal hues. Whether you're new to dyeing or an experienced enthusiast, join me as we dive into the alchemy & beauty of natural dyeing. 







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Buí

My dear friend and incredibly talented photographer, Doreen Kilfeather, is having an exhibition in collaboration with stylist Aisling Farinella. Buí will be on show at the Sarah Walker Gallery from June 1st to 30th, 2024

Buí: Worth A Trip To Castletownbere

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Natural Dye Workshops London

Discover the Magic of Plant Colours: Join Our Plant Dye Workshops in London Upcoming Workshops I am very excited to return to the inspiring studio of Kristin Perers for two days of immersive workshops at ‘The Flower Factory Studio‘. These will be my first natural dye workshops in London since the pandemic and I cannot […]

London: Natural Dye Workshops

Natural Dye Workshops

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natural dye plants

As spring slowly awakens here in Ireland and the leaves are still unfurling, the landscape is changing. There is a throng of dye sources raising their heads after a spring that was slow to start.

6 Surprising Sources of Plant Dye

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Washing and caring for plant-dyed clothing doesn’t have to be stressful. With a little care & a few tips, you can prolong the life of your plant-dyed clothing for years to come.

Washing & Caring For Plant-dyed Clothing

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The Hawthorn tree, ‘Crataegus monogyna’, grows across North America, Europe, and Asia. Native to Ireland & steeped in folklore, Hawthorn is an incredible source of natural colour.

Natural Dyeing With Hawthorn

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If you are looking for something creative to do as the weather changes & we move towards the winter equinox, I have a host of autumn natural dye workshops lined up for November & the new year.

Autumn Natural Dye Workshops

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I recently explored St.John’s Wort as a natural dye source & the results did not disappoint! Of all the plants I have experimented with, this is by far the most surprising!

St.John’s Wort As A Natural Dye

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This summer was officially our wettest summer on record. With a season of grey skies, I was looking for summer & warmth anywhere I could find it.

Dyeing With Marigold Powder + Flowers

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