Mimosa Hostilis: Our Best Selling Product

Mimosa Hostilis inner root bark was our best selling product of 2018, and for good reason. It holds the purple crown in our natural dye collection, and customers return again and again for two main reasons: I LOVE how fine the powder is, I actually broke a kitchen blender on some mimosa root bark from […]

Adventures With Logwood Soap.

Some time ago we were contacted by the fantastic soap maker Nicole from¬†Les savons de Nicole¬†she wanted to try Woad to make a blue soap. We have been looking into new and more affordable natural blue dyes and were really exited to try out Logwood and pass some onto Nicole to try Logwood soap making. […]

Dyeing With Lac

lac dye with barney removing water from cloth

Lac Dye is a fascinating product, made from insect secretion and harvested by inoculating trees with Kerria Lacca insects. Cultivation begins when a farmer gets a stick that contains eggs ready to hatch and ties it to the tree to be infested. Thousands of lac insects colonise the branches of the host trees and secrete […]