Woad Dyeing – Adventures in Natural Dyeing

Since starting on this natural dyeing adventure several years ago now, Woad dyeing was always a major goal. There is so much history and tradition (especially in Britain) tied up with woad as a dyestuff. Economically it was an important crop for centuries, protected by restrictions on imported indigo in Elizabethan times. It contains the…

A Dorset Walk

Even though Stoke Abbott (the starting point for this walk) is only a few miles away, it seemed wrong to park up in the middle of someone else’s village during total lockdown. Now that restrictions have eased a bit it’s time to venture about and about just a little further from home. And, as Greta…