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

New Work Harvested

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I’ve yet to write about the fact that I opened a new studio this summer (I will soon!) but am skipping ahead to share some new work using flowers harvested from the studio dye garden. Back in May I planted Dyer’s Coreopsis, Dyer’s Camomile, Sumac, Hollyhocks, Woad, Madder, Weld, Lady’s Bedstraw, Angelica and Meadowsweet and 3 months later I got to use the first crop of flowers in an ecoprinting project.   I’d dyed some silk scarves using shibori resist … Read More

Supporting Community Clothing

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I love getting parcels! This one was my reward for pledging to support a Kickstarter campaign for new manufacturers cooperative, Community Clothing. The cooperative was established by Patrick Grant; Savile Row tailor, ‘Great British Sewing Bee’ judge and one of my former drinking companions on nights out round Liverpool! I felt compelled to support this worthwhile initiative because it addresses the injustice of zero hours contracts, overseas slave labour and exploitation within the fashion and textiles industries by creating work for employees … Read More

‘GRAND’ Opening of The Wild Dyery

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Come and celebrate with a glass of cheap fizz! Actually, I’ve been hoarding champagne since my 40th (not that long ago btw!) so if you time your arrival right you may end up with a glass of the real stuff. I’m thrilled to invite you to the ‘Grand’ Opening of The Wild Dyery on Bank Holiday Monday 30th May from 12pm – 4pm. The new studio is in the courtyard of Carr Farm Garden Centre, Birkenhead Road, Great Meols, Wirral, … Read More

We are with PREMISES!

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The Wild Dyery & Natural Crafts Studio coming soon! No sooner had I said out loud that I wanted to run a centre of excellence for natural fabric dyeing, a studio come shop come workshop space, than I found one, rented it and within a week found myself decorating and moving in! It’s timely really because if I spill dye down our cream painted kitchen cupboards again I’ll probably find myself divorced! Things have got so busy lately that there … Read More

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