Dyeing Crafts Blog


Monthly Archives: September 2013

Woad Week

Written on September 12, 2013 at 11:38 am

Several people have asked how to grow, process and dye with woad. Woad is a hardy biennial plant, native to northern Europe and the British Isles. It is the source of the blue dye chemical – indigotin. It is very easy to grow. It is the first year’s leaves which are harvested for dyeing.    Continue Reading »


What’s New on the Farm

Written on September 9, 2013 at 1:13 pm

It’s been an incredibly busy summer and I have so much I want to share with you – it’s difficult to know where to start! We have spent time creating a new sister website – www.herbal-crafts.co.uk which promote the herbal side of what we do on our little farm. In addition to our natural dyes  Continue Reading »