Sustainable Gift Ideas by Kathryn Davey

Kathryn Davey is a sustainable design studio handcrafting naturally dyed homewares and accessories which make thoughtful gifts for loved ones. Kathryn uses…
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Learn How to Naturally Dye, Natural Dye Kits and Tools | Kathryn Davey
If you are interested in learning how to naturally dye or grow your skills, you can begin with the tutorials in the blog. If you would like to dive deeper, I have a downloadable e-Book, online & in-person workshops, a book on the process of natural dyeing, plus a monthly membership in seasonal colour. Learning how to extract colour from plants & naturally dye fibre is a deeply satisfying way to be creative while appreciating the generous beauty of our natural world.
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Naturally Dyed and Patterned Eggs | Kathryn Davey
Learn How To Naturally Dye Fabric With The Colourway by Kathryn Davey - The Colourway is a monthly membership focussed on the incredible beauty of natural plant-based colours. Each month I'll open the virtual doors to my studio AND share an in-depth look at seasonal plant colour. I'll be offering exclusive member content with tutorials, guides, recipes & so much more. LEARN MORE
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Handmade Paper Notebook | Kathryn Davey
Handmade Paper Notebook - Made from handmade papers, these journals have a beautiful weight & texture. Perfect for keeping track of your natural dyeing experiments or any other creative pursuits.
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Naturally Dyed Wool Scarf | Kathryn Davey
Naturally Dyed Wool Scarf - These beautiful wool scarves have been woven in Ireland from the finest quality merino lambswool and naturally dyed by hand using colour extracted from plants. This particular shade is one of a kind. The scarves are woven from Donegal yarn and prepared for dyeing through a process known as scouring which removes any oils or waxes from the fibre.
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Linen Utensil Holder | Kathryn Davey
Linen Utensil Holder - These beautiful linen holders are perfect for cutlery, brushes, pens or tools. Woven from 100% European linen available in natural, unbleached flax colour.
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Hand-Dyed Linen Tote 100% Natural and Eco-Friendly | Kathryn Davey
Linen Tote - Woven from European linen & hand-dyed in Dublin, our totes have been patiently hand-dyed using traditional natural dyeing techniques. These beautiful linen bags are strong, durable and spacious, perfect for carrying all kinds of everything.
three brushes are placed in the pocket of a gray linen bag, which sits on top of a white wall
Linen Utensil Holder | Kathryn Davey
Linen Utensil Holder - These beautiful linen holders are perfect for cutlery, brushes, pens or tools. Woven from 100% European linen available in natural, unbleached flax colour.
a bowl filled with food next to bowls and spoons on top of a table
Learn How To Create Naturally Dyed Fabrics | Kathryn Davey
If you are interested in learning how to naturally dye or grow your skills, I have put together a few resources to help you get started. You can begin my tutorials, I have a downloadable e-Book, online and in-person workshops, a book on the process of natural dyeing and a monthly membership. Leaning how to extract colour from plants and naturally dye fibre is a deeply satisfying way to be creative while appreciating the generous beauty of our natural world.
Naturally Dyed Wool Socks - One of our most popular products, these 100% pure wool socks have been woven in Ireland and hand-dyed using natural plant extracts. Wool socks are naturally insulating & will keep your feet warm in colder weather. Wool can absorb a high amount of moisture before feeling "wet" and maintains its insulating properties even when damp. Popular, Inspiration, Socks, Wool Hat
Naturally Dyed Socks Made From Pure Irish Wool | Kathryn Davey
Naturally Dyed Wool Socks - One of our most popular products, these 100% pure wool socks have been woven in Ireland and hand-dyed using natural plant extracts. Wool socks are naturally insulating & will keep your feet warm in colder weather. Wool can absorb a high amount of moisture before feeling "wet" and maintains its insulating properties even when damp.
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Naturally Dyed Irish Wool Scarf by Kathryn Davey
These beautiful wool scarves have been woven in Ireland from the finest quality merino lambswool and hand-dyed using colour extracted from plants.
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Naturally Dyed Pure Wool Beanie | Kathryn Davey
Knit in Germany from the finest pure wool using traditional patterns and knitting techniques. This hat is made from 100% pure wool & hand-dyed in Dublin using colour extracted from plants.
a tan and white scarf hanging on a wall
Naturally Dyed Wool Scarf Made From Finest Merino Lambswool | Kathryn Davey
These beautiful wool scarves have been woven in Ireland from the finest quality merino lambswool and naturally dyed by hand using colour extracted from plants.The scarves are woven from Donegal yarn and prepared for dyeing through a process known as scouring which removes any oils or waxes from the fibre. I then soak the scarves in a natural mordant solution which helps the dye bind to the fibre and increase colour and light fastness.
a white bowl filled with lots of different colored yarn
Learn How To Naturally Dye Fabric With The Colourway | Kathryn Davey
Join the Colourway community, a monthly membership focussed on the incredible beauty of natural plant-based colours. This is a monthly membership focused on community, creativity & supported exploration through the inspiring beauty of plant-based colour. In a world gone mad this is a place to slow down, connect, learn & be inspired by our natural world.
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Naturally Dyed Cross Back Linen Apron | Kathryn Davey
Hand-dyed using pure 100% pure plant extracts and traditional dyeing techniques - Woven from European linen & hand-dyed in Dublin using traditional dyeing techniques, this linen apron is perfect for the kitchen, house or studio. Featuring two large pockets in the front & straps that cross at the back, these beautiful aprons will protect your clothes no matter how messy life gets.
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Naturally Dyed Pure Wool Beanies and Watch Caps | Kathryn Davey
Made from 100% pure wool and hand-dyed in Dublin using colour extracted from plants. Using a combination of rainwater and plant-based colour we dye our textiles without the use of any harmful chemicals or synthetic ingredients, making our textiles truly eco-friendly.