gone rustic blog
To me, being an ‘eco’ dyer means more than just foraging from my natural local environment. Among other things, it also means using my resources responsibly and keeping my impact on the planet as low as possible.
What started as an experiment in colour and composition became something very meaningful for me when I was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer in July 2020.
Who knew that my decision to make vessels for an exhibition would morph into lockdown art?
As promised, here is an explanation about how I made stitched vessels using my eco dyed scraps.
When I decided to fill in the shadows of the leaf prints with seed stitch it didn’t worry me that it would take time!
zero waste + eucalyptus
Find out about my zero waste policy and the method I use to eco print on wool with eucalyptus leaves!