My name is Sam, I own a clothing brand called Tens Studio and I am a textile designer and artist. My work explores the visibility of my heritage and Black British history through sustainable handcrafted textiles. Describe your dyeing process. I make natural dyes using food waste such as onion and avocado skins. I have … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Tens Studio"
We have had a huge selection of amazing printmakers for year’s Meet the Maker feature. Take a look through our 2019 list to remind yourself of our makers and catch up of those you may have missed. Start 2020 with a dose of inspiration by reading through all the advice given out from all our … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: 2019"
As a pattern-maker, textile printer and natural dyer – Sarah Burns is passionate about slow, local production that creates beautiful fabric and is kind to our environment. We’re excited to have Sarah in the Handprinted Studio teaching Block Printing with Natural Dyes on Wednesday 20th and Wednesday 27th November 2019. Describe your printmaking process. I … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Sarah Burns"
I am a printmaker, natural dyer and forager. My work is all about nature: from doing prints and illustrations of birds and leaves, to dyeing using plants I’ve grown or foraged. I run workshops teaching printmaking on fabric and indigo dyeing. I also run wild food walks. Describe your process. My process is quite meditative. I … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Flora Arbuthnott"
Screen Printing in the Handprinted Studio Hello, I’m Holly – many of you will know me from the Handprinted Shop and Studio! Between teaching workshops, creating Handprinted projects and working in the shop I also make my own work which I sell under the name ‘Life the Holly Way’. Carving lino for ‘Venetian Door’ reduction … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Holly Newnham"
This Meet the Maker post is all about the fabulous Arati Devasher! Arati’s work is beautiful and we are so pleased to be able to share her work and techniques with you: I’m a book designer by profession and an artist by inclination… the structure required by book design can be restricting so it’s … Continue reading "Meet the Maker: Arati Devasher"