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About Debbie Bamford

30 years of research, experimentation and practical experience have resulted in the award of Associate of the Society of Dyers and Colourists for Natural Dye work and being recognised across Europe for depth of knowledge. Debbie established her brand The Mulberry Dyer in the mid 1990’s receiving a “Green Achiever” award for her practices, she is keen to maintain and encourage bioregional regenerative textile systems. As a consultant to Industry she has spearheaded research into natural dye application for carpets and knitwear. Currently a Post Graduate Researcher at University of Leeds studying the environmental impacts of natural dyes and mordants including the relation to fastness of colours

Further Info

Specialised in
Educating in the use of natural dyes. (Courses available for industry and individuals.) Consultant to industry on the use of natural dyes in commercial dye vats. Light/Wash and Rub Fastness of natural dyes. The Turkey red process and madder dyeing.
Open to the Public?
Provides Course / Training
Available for Craft Fairs
Available - please ask about pricing


The Mulberry Dyer
Fabrication 2, Hereford House
6 Edward St

The Colours of the Bayeux Tapestry

Our Colours of the Bayeux Tapestry are a special collection of embroidery wools. Using only the 3 main dyes that cover the whole of our dyeing past – and used in the orginal Bayeux Tapestry – Madder, Weld and Woad. These yarns are beautiful 2/24’s merino wool, worsted spun and perfect for both stitching and weaving. There are 14 colours available buy them individually or as a set. Get in touch for more information.