Entries by Amanda Stewart

Simple Bangle Project

This is a simple fun project to update some bangles, simple enough for kids to as well. With school holidays starting this could be a good way to spend a few hours searching for items to use and be creative. You will need: Bangles or other circular objects that will fit on the wearers wrist […]

Provenance moves to Compostable Courier Packs

In keeping with our Provenance philosophy, we have moved to compostable courier packs. These packs come from NZ owned and operated company r3pack. Whist the pack and the address label are both home & commercially compostable NZ posts price tickets are not. Let’s hope they too work towards a compostable solution.


Our first 2023 order has arrived! We now have good stock of colourful silk sari scraps, beautiful tussah silk sliver and for the first time Mulberry silk sliver. We have restocked with the very popular recycled silk sari sliver and mulberry silk organza (5mommes).  

New Year, New Orders

New year, new orders! I am delighted to say we have placed new orders for recycled silk sliver, tussah and mulberry silk fibre, silk organza, recycled silk yarn and silk sari scraps. We will have all of these items at our first event of the year at The Embroiderers’ Great Escape in March.

Natural Dyeing Lockdown 2021

With time on our hands and a few sunny days it was a perfect opportunity to spend time having fun natural dyeing. Wonderful results with eucalyptus and iron modifier as well as Brazilwood and Logwood. We used a range of fabrics and yarns; cotton, linen, silk and wool. For further images follow us on Instagram […]

Solar Dyeing with Kids

This is such an easy dye technique anyone can do it! All you need is… A jar with a lid that can secure to the top or alternatively wax paper & string/rubber band Water Natural fabrics, yarn or thread Plant materials String I always find onion skins both yellow and red transfer to the fabric […]