Announcing our NEW ONLINE TRAINING!

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Natural Fabric Dyeing: Eco Colour, Print and Pattern Online Training I’m SO excited to announce that after years of research, experimentation, planning and mind-bending web development The Wild Dyery’s NEW online training launches TODAY! Registration is now open for a select number of ‘Beta’ test students who will not only benefit from being the first in the world to take this groundbreaking course but will do so with a HUGE DISCOUNT. During our first round of classes we are offering … Read More

Adventures in Scotland with India Flint

Wind-fallen scarves workshop at Big Cat Textiles, Newburgh, Scotland – August 2015 India Flint is a world renowned textile artist from Australia, famous for her discovery of the eucalyptus leaf eco-printing technique. She travels the world (or whirled as she prefers to spell it!) exhibiting and teaching about sustainable fabric dyeing options which venerate rather than exploit our Earth. The image above illustrates so many things that I love about her work. She kindly allowed me to photograph the amazing … Read More

Interview with Jenny Dean

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Interview with Jenny DeanJenny Dean is one of the country’s foremost natural dyers and has been researching and using natural dyes for about forty years. She has written widely on the subject and her books include “The Craft of Natural Dyeing”, “Wild Colour”, “Colours from Nature” & “A Heritage of Colour”. She was featured in a Radio 4 programme with Kaffe Fasset and her work has been the focus of many magazine articles. Jenny has been involved in natural dyeing … Read More

welcome to The Wild Dyery!

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a NEW site celebrating botanical colour Welcome to this new site dedicated to the celebration of botanical colour, natural dyeing and the beautiful arts and crafts created using these ancient, sustainable techniques. My name is Justine Aldersey-Williams. I’m a surface pattern and textile designer specialising in wild dyeing. During my recent MA studies, I realised that there didn’t seem to be a central place online that galvanised and promoted plant-based textile dyeing, so I decided to create one! This site … Read More