Here is a blog post that took me a while to get right. This is how to print red with eucalyptus. It is not easy as it seems to get a red printout of the eucalyptus I found. If you are ever a natural / eco printer like I am now seeing these wonderful prints […]
This is a blog post on growing and harvesting Pincushion flowers (Scabiosa). This year for the first time I have been growing them successfully. As they are easy to grow I am happy with the harvest I got this year. I grow them this year as after seeing some great eco prints on the purple
Here is a blog post on how to wash and care for natural print fabrics. Naturally print or eco print is terms use frequently and they mean the same. These tips work the same as natural dyed fabrics as well. I am showing natural print as the change of print is shows up more. Natural
This is a blog post on how to extract indigo out of dried leaves. The dried leaves that I am using are Japanee indigo (Persicaria tinctoria) leaves as they grow well in the UK weather. Here is an old blog post on how to grow them. To encourage more plant growth one needs to harvest
This is a blog post on making otak otak (Nyonya fish custard) at home). Nyonya cuisine is part of Malaysian dishes from Chinese descendants that settled in Malaysia a few hundred years ago. This dish has a mixture of sambal, mixed with sambal and eggs. Then it is either baked or steamed to cook it.
This is a blog post on Natural printing on fabric using the ‘dirty pot’ method. I have not long ago tried the ‘dirty pot’ method. As many would know by now my work and blog are moving more toward textile design which is my main passion. So I have been on social media notably Instagram
This is a blog post on how to do hapa zome print (leave hammering) at home. First of all, before I go any further I just would like to highlight that one needs to use fresh indigo leaves for this technique. Fresh indigo leaves will part away with indigo dye when hammered. Any variety or