Naturally coloured soap & a calendula recipe!
Are you intrigued about the crossover between natural dyeing and herbalism? Well, soapmaking is a fantastic bridge between the two crafts.
Top tips for dyeing!
Last week I met artist Lucy Augé for the first time. I've been a fan of her botanical artwork for years and it turns out that she lives close by. I...
Why I started plant dyeing (it may surprise you!)
I moved home a few weeks ago and have been organising lots of fairly urgent house renovations.
What do home decorating and natural dyeing have in c...
Surprise... I've been making a new magazine!
Update: the magazine is now available to order here.
I have something very special to share with you today… I’ve been secretly working on a project...
Dyeing with garden flowers
This summer I've made dyes from a few flowers from my garden. In this blog post, I’ll share my dye notes and colour swatches for three colours of b...
Endings and new beginnings
There's something that I need to tell you...
Over the last few days I've made the big decision to stop making Plants Are Magic magazine.
The Nature Creative - An interview with Nurturing Soul
I'm delighted to introduce the first in a series of interviews called THE NATURE CREATIVE.
The first guest is Rebecca Fisher who is the maker at Nu...
A botanical mandala on fabric
Find out how I made a botanical mandala print on fabric using the flower hammering/pounding technique. Follow along with my steps and create your o...
Dyeing with nettles + bonus herbalist interview
One of my favourite plants to dye with in the spring is the stinging nettle - it's one of the plants I most look forward to. The leaves give me a s...
Dyeing with Dandelions
Given how dandelion flowers stain hands, I was interested to see how well they worked as a dye.
I've been collecting dandelions for weeks and ke...
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