Our Half Size Mannequins

Our Half Size Mannequins

Half scale mannequins are another of our products made here at our workshops in East Sussex. They reflect our passion for pattern cutting and design. The half size mannequin project was born purely out of a desire to have these for our own design work and so we were...
A novel method of marbling fabric with Procion MX

A novel method of marbling fabric with Procion MX

Marbling with Procion dyes  A word about safety-: Although these dyes are amongst the safest on the market, It is best to avoid inhaling the dry dye powder as it can produce lung irritation. Where possible use the dye in solution. Wear rubber gloves when you are...
Applying Procion MX dye with a bottle

Applying Procion MX dye with a bottle

Mixing dye to be applied with a bottle There are many methods that require you to apply dye with an applicator bottle. Below are some of our test pieces we made just by dabbing and folding the fabric in a tray, randomly applying colour and then over spraying with soda...
Acid Dye Instructions

Acid Dye Instructions

Instructions for dyeing fleece and wool in a microwave oven and on a stove top. Kenanthrol acid milling dyes are suitable dyes for fleece, wool, silk and other protein fibres. As the name implies these dyes require a hot acidic dye bath for the dye to bond with the...