A great opportunity to learn a fantastic technique with UK based artist Lizzie Godden … not to be missed! The Workshop “We will begin with using the technique that India Flint used with her grandmother, which inspired her to try printing on fabric with leaves. Using freshly gathered leaves we’ll use a rolling technique to print onto silk.… Read More An Introduction to Eco-Printing with artist Lizzie Godden
with Babs Behan, Shoreditch London – Sunday 05/03/17 12-3pm Babs Behan will be providing an organic cold pressed juice, from The East London Juice Co., to each participant, and taking the juice pulp from the drinks to use in a bundle dye process, along with a selection of fresh flowers from Columbia Road Flower Market. The participants will… Read More Bundle Dyeing Using Botanical Dyes from Juice Waste
Guest Article by Lizzie Godden I’ve been running a class in Blakeney, in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, for a year now. The class is an adult education class, made up of people with a wide range of experience and confidence. Some have done some printing (lino cut, block printing), others have done some embroidery, and… Read More Natural Dyeing, Ecoprinting and Experimenting with Shibori Techniques
Salvaging Fabrics so That They Can Be Reused, in Direct Opposition to Throw Away Society A passion for fabric and natural printing: the alchemy of these two together can bring unexpected results. If this passion for fabric manifests itself in the salvaging of fabrics that have been abandoned for decades on the shelves of a thrift store,… Read More Vintage Fabrics & Natural Printing
An entire day dedicated to spinning in Franca’s studio; an unmissable event for anyone who wants to try their hand at spinning, led by expert teacher Fabrizio, Fiber Fabry. Also an unmissable event for No Serial Number, as we make it our mission to identify, report on and promote all kinds of traditional and sustainable… Read More Before Weaving Comes Carding and Spinning!
India Flint is a world renowned textile artist from Australia, famous for her (re)discovery of the eucalyptus leaf eco-printing technique. She travels the world 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… Read More Adventures in Scotland with India Flint By Justine Aldersey-Williams, The Wild Dyery