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Stone grey apron, plant dyed with black tea and iron water

Stone grey apron, plant dyed with black tea and iron water
£29.00 1 Available
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This apron is made from heavy weight 100% organic cotton. One adult size. This apron measures approx. 80cm from bib to hem and is approx. 70cm wide.

I have botanically tie-dyed the apron using black tea and iron water. This gives the apron a beautifully distressed appearance.
The chemical-free dyeing process is labour intensive as each step takes time and patience - roughly 4 weeks; a quiet protest to the ‘fast, thoughtless and disposable’ way of producing items in modern society. Plant dyeing fabric is a sustainable way of producing unique colours and is kinder to the planet.
Wash, using an eco friendly detergent, preferably below 30°C. Dry out of bright sunlight. Avoid contact with strong acids.

Each parcel is beautifully wrapped in acid free tissue paper and tied with hessian string, cotton string or plant dyed cotton trim. All packaging is plastic free - paper tape, recycled cardboard boxes, padding and corn starch. All of these materials are biodegradable. The corn starch bags are compostable.


Inspired by the rugged, once coal filled Welsh mountains that I overlook, I wanted to create a distressed and rustic look for this apron. I decided to use black tea and iron water with a Shibori tie-dye technique to give this apron an industrial twist. This apron equally suits a modern or rustic home.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Earthed within 3 days of receiving payment.

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