Part of my fascination with Tie Dyeing is the amazing colour blends that are created when the dye colours mix together. Our dyes work in the same way as watercolour paints, colours blending together to form parties of secondary and tertiary colours. ll this colour magi...

By Up-cycling and making Art instead of war on waste clothing you’ll create treasured memories and one of a kind clothing that no-one else has. Here are 12 tips that can make dyeing your old clothes more successful for you.

It was the 1970’s, bright colours were everywhere, especially in our home. I grew up making castles with the bright yellow cushions from our lounge. Turquoise curtains and our sunburst coloured shag pile rugs were my backdrops. I was destined for Tie Dye!

If you are lucky enough to be present when people unwrap their tie dyes you’ll have heard the sounds of awe and amazement that is involuntarily released from open mouths as participants unwrap their tie dye for the first time. I love seeing the looks of amazement, thos...

Tie Dyeing isn't a 60's phenomenon, it's historic roots are from the Palaeolithic and Neolithic ears. Archaeologists have found examples of “Tie Dyes” in digs in Europe.

Creativity is not about art; it's not about paint, pencils, clay or wood. It's not about portraits, dream homes or designer gardens although these can be the results of expressing your creativity. Creativity is about playing and exploring, about observing and t...

When most people think of tie dye they connect hippies and rainbows and maybe even kombi vans! They don’t think of STEM - science, technology, engineering or maths, yet Tie Dyeing involves all of these STEM activities.

Creating colourful tie dye patterns on fabric is a...

A gracious elderly lady came to look over my my market stall admiring all my hand-dyed products. As we chatted she asked me about a scarf I had lovingly experimented on.

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