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Grey tie-dyed children’s apron using logwood, madder and iron (Age 2-4)

Grey tie-dyed children’s apron using logwood, madder and iron (Age 2-4)
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This children’s apron was made from heavy weight, 100% organic cotton by the ladies’ Fair-trade cooperative in Kerala, India. I have botanically tie-dyed the apron using madder, logwood and a smidge of iron. Dyeing with this combination gives a deliciously deep, distressed shade of slate grey.

The apron measures 48cm from top of neck loop and is approx. 35cm wide, so would fit a 2-4 year old.

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.

Please note that postage for additional items is FREE in the UK.

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.


A refreshing alternative to many of the Disneyesque, plastic children’s aprons that litter the Internet. Logwood, madder and iron mingle to give a deep, industrial grey - at once being modern but harking back to the past. It is a good colourfast, natural combination that fits right in to a contemporary or traditional kitchen.

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