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Botanically dyed silk ribbons & handmade paper in the UK. Kate hand dyes natural fibres using plants to create beautiful ribbons for use in floristry and events. She also makes table runners and napkins, all from her home in the beautiful Cotswolds. Kate also offers artistic direction & styling for wedding & lifestyle brands based on her 8 years working with dozens of talented creatives to create meaningful and beautiful imagery that echoes her clients work to perfection, bringing them [...]
So last week we have been busy helping out @extinctionrebellion in London! If you haven’t heard of @extinctionrebellion yet, it is an ‘international movement that uses non-violent civil disobedience to achieve radical change in order to minimise the risk of human extinction and ecological collapse.’ They have 3 demands for the Government: 1 #TellTheTruth – Declare a climate and ecological emergency. 2 #ActNow – Halt biodiversity loss and go net #ZeroCarbon2025. 3 #BeyondPolitics – A #CitizensAssembly for climate and ecological justice. If you like [...]
I can finally email you to say that the magazine is in the hands of the printers and should be with us in a few days! Here’s a snapshot of some of the articles in the Spring 2019 issue, which you can purchase here: The Call of Creative Pathways – An article about natural dyes and advice for creative businesses One Artist, Many Techniques – Combining natural dyeing with digital printing A Book of Recipes, Many Vegetable Colours, Wool and Fabrics – The discovery of recipe books and samples [...]
Elly Platt is a costume maker and vintage clothing enthusiast who lives in London. Elly started her sustainable and ethical fashion blog, Take It Up Wear It Out, to showcase stylish and creative alternatives to fast fashion. When she’s not refashioning or mending clothes, Elly is learning new craft skills in order to furnish her home without buying anything new. We asked her to share her thoughts on our #plasticfreecraft campaign. “It wouldn’t be an overstatement to say that sewing [...]
By Holly by Heart I own shoe polish. A lot of it! Not many people I know do, which is a shame as shoe polish is amazing! I love shoes and boots! I’ve often had boots reheeled or repaired. Polishing shoes means that they last longer and stay looking newer for longer. But shoe polish also has other uses! I bought these amazing red clarks boots from a charity shops before Christmas for £8. They’re a perfect fit and are so [...]