#CreateToRelate – Solar Jars on IGTV

Tomorrow, the wonderful Ross Belton will give an introductory workshop on creating your own solar dyes! The video will go on the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft’s IGTV tomorrow (Thursday) at 6pm UK, and will the post stay up there for you to refer to at any time. This is part of the museum’s…

Colour Journeys

As a culmination of the year, Colour Journeys: Natural Dyeing in Contemporary Practice showcases pieces from artists and makers who have been studying with Jenny Dean, one of the country’s foremost natural dye practitioners at Ditchling, with over forty years’ experience in this specialised field. The variety of work on display includes weaving, paper, textiles…

Natural Dyeing at the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

This year, I was lucky enough to be accepted on the first Jenny Dean natural dyeing course at the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft. The Museum itself houses a collection consisting of the work of artists and craftspeople who were based in the village, including calligrapher Edward Johnston (responsible for the typeface used by…