FelinFach Dye Studio is based in a 200 year old former flour mill in the Preseli area, Pembrokeshire, Wales, UK. In our purpose designed dye studio in which we hand dye yarn, cotton, silk and wool scarves all with natural dye colours. No synthetic dyes are used. We also hold Natural Dyeing craft courses and workshops - these courses are a hands-on learning experience using ancient natural dyes such as Madder, Weld, and Cochineal, to name a few, in their natural form as well as extract, more details, click here...
The Dye Studio and Craft Courses
Located in the SA37 postcode area of north Pembrokeshire, Wales, our purpose designed dye studio can take up to 5 students at any one time and each student has their individual work station. We hold our natural dyeing courses from February to November each year.
Workshops will guide you through the basic principles, theory and practice of traditional natural dyeing using professional natural dye extracts, for example, madder, cutch, logwood and others. The workshop includes includes all the necessary materials, including yarn, cellulose fibres and equipment including aprons and gloves.
You will take away from the workshop a number of skeins of yarn or cellulose fibres that you have personally dyed. You will also have your Dye Journal Notebook and a file of information covering what you have learnt during the day. You will also be entitled to Post Workshop email support.
Expert tuition in a professional, purpose designed dye studio environment. All the yarn and scarves for sale on this website have been hand dyed with natural dyes by the Tutor of these courses. Our tutor has recently been featured in The Knitter magazine describing the hand dyeing process in the FelinFach Dye Studio - Click here...
There is a beauty and depth of colour to natural dye that becomes more beautiful with age. Hand dyed colours, dyed with natural dyes may be repeated but they can never be exactly the same - part of the beauty of a handmade product!