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    Dyeing with rhubarb root with a surprise ending!

    Rhubarb is one of my favourite ever plants to dye with and one of the first I ever discovered. I grow...

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    Have a go at Natural Dyeing using common garden plants

    I’ve been really missing my Wild Textiles workshops when I take groups of students foraging on the Downs for plants which...

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    Learning to Love Wool

    My friend and collaborator on the Steyning Imprint,  Alice keeps a flock of sheep. To me they always seemed like rather...

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    Slow Beauty

    I’ve always been a bit of a hippie – I worked for the new economics foundation for many years where our...

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    Learning how to block print with natural dyes

      This is something I’ve been fascinated by for a very long time and over the years pieces of the jigsaw...

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    Coming out as Sarah Burns Patterns

    I’ve called my textile dyeing & printing business Dora Fabrics since I graduated from Chelsea – somehow it felt safer to...

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    Celebrating Barron and Larcher – textile designers

    This is an extract of a longer talk I gave at the Steyning Bookshop on the 15th November 2018 to celebrate...

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    Printing with resists & indigo dyeing

    I’ve always loved working in negative – that’s the printer in me. When you cut a lino block you remove the...

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    How a design goes from hand block print to factory screen print…

    My wood block ‘Honoria’ for the Virginia White Collection was in this months ‘House and Garden’ and it reminded me that...

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