Susan Dye

Susan Dye


Susan has over fifteen years’ experience of growing and using dyeplants and maintains a dye garden and natural dye practice in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. She believes that growing your own colour profoundly changes our relationship to textiles and goes a little way towards changing consumption habits for the better. Her goal is to help people create attractive dye gardens which give great colours in the dyepot whilst also enhancing wildlife. Susan maintains a website on dye plant horticulture with her husband

British Grown Plant Dyes – An Unmet Demand

Breakout Tent

There is an ever increasing demand from designers for British grown plant dyes. Our panellists will share their expertise in plant dyes, dye farming, processing and demand. We will discuss ways to encourage farmers to explore dye plants and overcome the challenges involved in growing, harvesting and processing successful crops. Hear the story of Ian […]