Toronto Launch for Botanica Tinctoria

Toronto Launch for Botanica Tinctoria

Designers, artists, friends and family gathered on Oct. 3rd at the Contemporary Textile Studio Co-op in Toronto to celebrate the launch of the Botanica Tinctoria line. With lots of help from CTS members and friends and from OCADU students, the launch was a great success!

Guests at the launch

Jackets and ties from a collaboration with Toronto artist Michelangelo Iaffaldano, embroidered in Eri silk embroidery threads on upcycled menswear.

Botanica Tinctoria products laid out on the studio print table. Rick Racks and Voile Fabrics

Natural dye specialist Thea Haines selecting Eri silk embroidery threads


The full colour range shown in organic cotton ribbons.

Upcycled men's shirts re-worked into women's blouses with edgings and embroidery in Botanica Tinctoria materials.


The Moustache Men: Men's ties embroidered with Eri silk embroidery thread; designs from drawings by Noah Gehman.


Voile cotton dresses - printed with drawings of various lace and trims.

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Launch in Toronto

If you're in the Toronto area, please do stop by at the Botanica Tinctoria launch on Oct. 2nd!
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We're showing in London!

We're showing in London!

Botanica Tinctoria will be at the Future Fabrics Expo.
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Cotton Voiles

These organic cotton voiles are available in 14 naturally dyed colours.  You can purchase them through the Selvedge online store.



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First Products Arriving Soon!

The first production order of Botanica Tinctoria trims and threads is nearly finished and we are hoping to have them available both in our web shop and through Selvedge ( soon!  We will be offering organic cotton ribbons and rick racks in three widths and several types of embroidery threads.  This will be followed by a range of embroidered lace in organic cotton, as shown below.

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Eco Fashion Talk

We are delighted to be included in Sass Brown's Eco Fashion Talk Newsletter!

Botanica Tinctoria



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Botanica Tinctoria featured in March/April issue of Selvedge Magazine

Botanica Tinctoria featured in March/April issue of Selvedge Magazine

Selvedge will be carrying a selection of Botanica Tinctoria products both in their London shop and online - they should be in stock later in March. 

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Travels in India

Just got back from sourcing materials and visiting artisans in India.

Arts Reverie

Early morning in Ahmedabad

Bird Feeders

beautiful facade...

preparing kite strings

morning offerings


Block Print Workshop

after the wedding...

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Botanica Tinctoria launches in London, UK.

The Botanica Tinctoria collection will be officially launched at the Future Fabric Expo in London this weekend.



If you're in London, stop by to see our range of ribbons, laces, tapes, rick racks and embroidery threads.  Lots of other sustainable fabrics will be on view!



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