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Plant dye magic

Plant dye magic

I recently had an enquiry from Rebecca Desnos, a plant dye crafter. It went like this:

I'd love to know more about some of the plants that I use for fabric dyeing. What traditional medicinal properties do they have and what do you like to do with them? These are some of my favourites dye plants, along with the colours that I get from them. I'd love to know what therapeutic value these plants have.

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Podcast E06 Hawthorn

This month we're looking at Hawthorn with Alexis Cunningfolk. I followed Alexis for months over instagram before meeting her in person. I visit LA to see family frequently and we got on like a house on fire. It was a real pleasure to record this episode, and hard to keep it any shorter than an hour! 

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OPEN YOUR HEART

OPEN YOUR HEART

Traditionally in England May is celebrated by May Day in which we parade the streets with music and spring colours lead by the May Queen. The May pole is danced around representing the union of male and female, blessing the land with fertility for the coming farming year. 

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