The Nature Creative – An interview with The Dogwood Dyer

Have you ever wondered how to start a dye garden? Which plants should we begin with? If so, then you’ll love this interview with Liz Spencer – The Dogwood dyer. I started a small dye garden on my balcony this summer and one of the people who inspired me to do this was Liz, the textile artist behind The Dogwood Dyer. Today I’m honoured to welcome Liz to my blog. Liz is an incredible designer, natural dyer, grower and inspiring artist. So go and grab a cup of tea (it’s quite a long one!) and enjoy this inspiring chat with Liz about her plants and the tips she has for us…

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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 Nurturing Soul — a line of natural soap and botanical care products hand crafted in Scotland.

Rebecca uses botanicals to colour her soap and as you can imagine there lots of things I’d like to chat to her about. The cross over between dyeing cloth with plants and using botanicals as colorants in cosmetics is so exciting! For example, the red in the soap below was made with madder which is a traditional textile dye. It’s incredible!

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