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Eco-printing for beginners – new kit – “

Eco-printed silk scarf by Debbie Tomkies of DT Craft and Design using the Just Add Leaves eco-printing kit

We have had so many requests and messages from customers about eco-printing, slow textiles and eco-bundling! It seems that there are lots of you out there who have been admiring the eco-printing phenomenon from the sidelines and would love to give it a go but aren’t quite sure where to start. Because we can’t resist […]

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Online Dyeing & Textiles Courses (aka de

Online Dyeing & Textiles Courses - samples from debbie tomkies dyers recipe book workshop course

Online Dyeing & Textiles Courses, new website and more. They say that every cloud has a silver lining so hopefully this will be mine…. I am finally going to write the online dyeing and textiles courses I’ve been promising to put together for ages! Following my accident I have been effectively confined to daytime tv […]

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Thank you from me and DT Craft & Design!

DT Craft & Design Christmas logo

Christmas is always a super-busy time for me with DT Craft & Design and I wanted first to say a huge thank you to everyone who has supported us this year. Whether you’ve been on a workshop, purchased from the shop, visited us at a show or just kept in touch with us via our […]

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Is dyeing messy? Do I need lots of space...

debbie tomkies dyeing samples of acid dyes, kool aid and natural dyes in the hotel room in lewes

This is a question I’m frequently asked. My reply is usually something along the lines of ‘no more so than cooking the average meal ‘. And indeed, I dyed in my kitchen for many years. I also dyed all my sock and fibre clubs, samples etc. in a rented house for a year and we […]

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Natural Dyeing – What’s growing in the d

Natural dyeing - Weld plant growing in Debbie Tomkies' dye garden

Just a pic of the weld growing in my garden at the moment – it’s huge! Looking forward to dyeing with it soon….

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Welcome to my blog

Welcome to my blog

Here’s the place to find out what I’ve been up to – interesting stories, tutorials, hints and tips, what’s on and what’s coming up – and you may even find the occasional non-textile post, too!

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