Tag Archives : Natural dye

Day two of adding natural dye colour to an old t-shirt


So, last time I left you hanging with the image of a t-shirt that had been dunked in tea in preparation for some one on one natural dye action. I can now exclusively reveal that the t-shirt is no longer tea-coloured, it is in fact yellow, and I’m wearing it right now. Not wishing to stroll straight to the punchline…

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Day one of upcycling crusty tees using natural dyes


I know, I shouldn’t be dangling tasty topics in front of you and then go off and not mention them for ages. Especially now you’ve been sitting there with a pot of tea and a pile of dilapidated t-shirts wondering where this might lead. So, while I appear to have almost infinite invites to yacht-based cocktail soirees, here I am,…

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Blue collar cool: Tender 980 darted shoulder jacket


To continue the series I started last week, today’s entry for blue collar jackets is the Tender Type 980 Darted Shoulder Jacket. This is my most recent addition in this category, but it’s already seen a decent amount of use, and my appreciation of it is growing. Tender is very much the essence of the Made in England cottage industry. Owned by…

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Trouser Tuesday: Tender 129, jeans with extra different


If you find yourself looking at jeans and thinking “yep, that’s another pair of 5-pocket jeans”, then this review is for you. Like me you find yourself just a little jaded when it comes to the typical pair of jeans. You’ll have a mental checklist you can run through, but if you’re brutally honest as long as you can tick…

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