My recent eco-dyeing adventure taught me that rust is good. It leaves the most amazing marks and impressions on fabric when you're close contact printing. And I'm sure the rusty metal contributes its own properties to the dye pot, changing the colours of the plants used for dyeing. I'd always... Read more →


I am so happy with the results of my cabbage pot bundle. My cotton scarf was decorated with cineria leaves, acacia pods, blossoms and leaves. Then it was wrapped around a copper rod, tied with string and placed in an aluminium pot with chopped cabbage. After dyeing, I left it... Read more →


There are some recipes that become family favourites and staples. This is one of ours. The original recipe was given to my mum by Anne, my friend's mum. Quick and easy, it's my go-to when I have to bake something to share at an event or gathering. Over the years... Read more →