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A peaceful moment in the workshop - our manager Meena finishing off some embroidery last week. ๐ŸƒNaturally dyed yarn on naturally dyed fabric. . ๐ŸŒฟ . We are trying a new way of working, where each mother is creating her own piece of patchwork for a range of cushions which will be available on our new website launching soon! (Oct 1st latest!) . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #socialentrepreneur #socent #naturaldye #plantdye #handmade #embroidery #craftmanship #mothermade #handdyed #handwoven #dyer #workshop #create #slowliving #textiles #textiledesign #meetthemaker #womensempowerment #ngo #beauty #sustainability #sustainablefashion #fashrev #ethical #consciousconsumer #buylocal #liveauthentic #makersmovement

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We made a large stitched plant dye ๐Ÿƒcolour palette for our workshop to help our AMMAs link the plants to colours. A friend suggested we made small ones and frame them - so on the last day before the workshop shut for the holidays we gave it a try. . In our stories we mentioned that our most recent wholesale lookbook is finished, let us know if you would like to receive it in your inbox. . Also, planning on doing an AMMA newsletter. An update on whatโ€™s going on + some dye tips + some people/businesses we are finding inspiring. If you would like to receive the first one in September, DM us your email or sign up via our website. . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #plantdye #openyoureyes #naturaldye #colourpalette #botanical #socialenterprise #textiles #textiledesign #womensempowerment #handdyed #dyersofinstagram #workshop #sustainableliving #slowliving #handmade #makersmovement #makersgonnamake #liveauthentic #sustainability #nontoxic #textilelove #cotton #handwoven #handloom #mothermade #simplicity #create #consciousconsumer

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It's been a different kind of week, everyone has been sat round a table embroidering these sweet plant dyed baby blankets for @wykecollective listening to Tamil radio. Today the AMMA's went on a school trip with their children to see the elephants ๐Ÿ˜ so myself and our workshop manager Meena washed and dyed more fabric. ๐Ÿƒ The introduction of indigo has brought with it purple and green, a new discovery which we can't get enough of. ๐ŸŒฑ . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #openyoureyes #socialenterprise #textiledesign #babyblanket #sustainableliving #plantdye #indigo #handwoven #weave #naturaldye #pastel #embroidery #mothermade #livesimply #liveauthentic #makersgonnamake #handmade #handdyed #cotton #womensempowerment #fairtrade #ethicalbusiness #simplicity #motherandbaby #nontoxic #eco #consciousliving #conciousconsumer

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Meet Kogila. She previously worked in a garment factory before having her son, her sewing is ๐Ÿ‘Œshe's the one you ask if theirs a problem with the machine or if your not sure how to wind a bobbin. Sometimes she subtly sings along to the radio and repeats my English words when I talk. She makes everyone laugh. Aged 26, she lives in a typical line house on a tea estate with her extended family. Kogila has been working with us at AMMA for 6 months. What a ๐Ÿ’Ž. . . #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #srilanka #textiles #socialenterprise #plantdye #naturaldye #botanical #plantpower #sustainablefashion #sustainableliving #fairtrade #socialjustice #womensempowerment #womeninbusiness #consciousliving #slowliving #makersgonnamake #makersofinstagram #handmade #handdyed #dyer #craftmanship #artisan #ngo #liveauthentic #behindthebrand #workshop #ethicalbusiness #meetthemaker

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Avocado dyed apron, made from soft handwoven cotton. Dyeing with avocados has been a lot of trial and error for us, the variety of tones and shades you can achieve is huge and we hate wasting any colour we have left in the dye pot, so we get anything from peachy pinks to light tan brown. Itโ€™s a truly โ€˜aliveโ€™ dye with the colour adapting to different environments. . Today our sweet manager Mina brought in some beetroot curry ๐Ÿ› to feed the troops - we had an order to finish! . . The winner of our giveaway is announced in our stories ๐Ÿ˜Šamazed at the response, thankyou all so much for getting involved. โญ๏ธ . . #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #plantdye #naturaldye #botanicaldye #plantpower #textiles #handmade #dyersofinstagram #apron #socialenterprise #sustainableliving #livesimply #consciousconsumer #workshop #mothermade #makersgonnamake #liveauthentic #growncolour #textiledesign #fairtrade #socialjustice #ethical #handwoven #cotton #natural #nontoxic #eco #slowliving #simplicity

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After some great news this week (which we will share with you soon...) Today felt like the perfect time for a giveaway. To win one of our Fruit & Root cushion covers which have been plant dyed with nelli fruit, eucalyptus leaf and madder root. Hand made and embroidered by our team of mother makers. Simply do the following.... . 1. Make sure you follow us @amma_srilanka 2. Like this post 3. Tag a few friends in separate comments who you think might also like to know about AMMA. . . We have one cushion cover to give away. Inner not included. Size 40cm x 40cm. The giveaway is open to everyone everywhere. Free p&p. We will pick a winner at random. Giveaway closes on Tuesday 7th August. 12pm Sri Lankan time ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿƒ . ** I got my dates wrong originally, so the giveaway has been changed from ending on 14th to 7th August. . . #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #plantdye

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Hand quilting mini AMMA patchwork blankets. We introduced our newest mother maker Rosey a few images back, this is her in process. Spending her mornings in the workshop contributing her skills to our products. . . It's been a busy busy week, getting our indigo vat going and dyeing 20+ meters of handwoven cotton. Working on a few different orders whilst finding time to develop our own stuff. Thankful it's Friday but have treasured the energy in the workshop this week. Enjoy the weekend all! . . #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #srilanka #socialenterprise #plantdye #naturaldye #growncolour #quilt #handmade #handdyed #sustainableliving #workshop #textiles #textiledesign #interiordesign #homedecor #blanket #consciousconsumer #fairtrade #ethical #handwoven #slowliving #livesimply #makersgonnamake #creativebusiness #simplicity #patchwork #womensempowerment #socialjustice #internationaldevelopment

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It's tricky trying to use words to describe something so practical. When asked about what AMMA is, what it stands for?... its purpose? What the everyday looks like? I hope the above words give an insight and a feeling into what we do. . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #socialenterprise #textiles #plantdye #growncolour #naturaldye #womensempowerment #poem #vision #mission #colour #workshop #handmade #handdyed #create #creativebusiness #slowliving #simplelife #sustainability #sustainableliving #liveauthentic #cotton #indigo #fairtrade #culture #makersgonnamake #makersmovement #teaestate

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Indigo, avocado & (swipe โžก๏ธ) pomegranate placemats & napkins. Made from hand woven cotton, plant dyed and stitched in our highland workshop by our team of mother makers. It was our friends @thekipsrilanka who gave us the idea and these beauties will be off down the mountain to the beach ๐ŸŒŠ to sit on their shop shelves very shortly! . . #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #plantdye #avocado #indigo #socialenterprise #sustainability #sustainableliving #slowliving #handwoven #handdyed #handmade #homedecor #interiordesign #tableset #textiles #textiledesign #makersmovement #makersgonnamake #fairtrade #simplicity #workshop #consciousconsumer #plantpower #nontoxic #natural #weave #womensempowerment #interiorstyling #ethical

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This mini blanket will be part of a small collection heading to Colombo. One of our favourites, we are really tempted to make it in a larger size. Dyed purely with plants ๐ŸŒฑ (avocado, onion, madder, indigo & pomegranate). A lot of thought and time goes into producing original designs, and due to the character of natural dyes we never make one the same. The majority of the fabric in this blanket has been handwoven by our weaving partners in the North of Sri Lanka. We are still using up some small dyed pieces from previous fabric, to ensure nothing goes to waste before using 100% handloom cotton for these blankets - not only is it so much softer it dyes beautifully and provides employment to more women! . . #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #plantdye #naturaldye #makersmovement #plantpower #botanical #nontoxic #handdyed #handmade #handwoven #weave #patchwork #blanket #quilt #textiles #textiledesign #sustainability #sustainableliving #homedecor #interiordesign #interiorstyling #socialenterprise #womensempowerment #fairtrade #consciousconsumer #colour #create #makersgonnamake #wallhanging

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The making of an AMMA patchwork quilt, long strips of indigo, pomegranate and eucalyptus dyed cotton being stitched together. . . Social media reminded us today of the time our workshop flooded with sewage, one year on and we are in a new space with new AMMAs, growing in strength. So much has changed in a year! . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #plantdye #natural dye #handmade #handdyed #socialentrepreneur #socialenterprise #makersmovement #womensempowerment #liveauthentic #interiors #homedecor #softfurnishings #craftmanship #thoughtfuldesign #textiles #textiledesign #handwoven #plantpower #nontoxic #simplicity #sustainabledesign #sustainableliving #fairtrade #consciouscommunity #teaestate #tea #workshop

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Located in killinochchi a rural town in Sri Lanka's North is an initiative called @weave_bychrysalis A cluster of small women led cooperatives passionate about reviving the handloom industry which once was a thriving source of income and creativity to the area. We are so excited to be working with them to hand weave our raw cotton which will then be plant dyed in our Nuwara Eliya based workshop. We are thrilled to be sourcing our hand woven fabric from an initiative which is supporting rural women entrepreneurs. All our new and upcoming product ranges will be made using their fabric. Hooray! Adding more hands to our process ๐Ÿคš ! Find out more on our website + we also updated our makers page with all our new mother makers. ๐ŸŒฑ . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #handwoven #weave #handloom #plantdye #woven #carbonneutral #naturaldye #plantpower #womensempowerment #makersmovement #craftmanship #textiles #textiledesign #handmade #handdyed #creative #designer #fairtrade #consciousconsumer #sustainability #sustainablefashion #socialenterprise #makersgonnamake #weaversofinstagram

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The AMMA blog has turned into a journal of my experiences setting up a social enterprise in the Sri Lankan Highlands. ๐Ÿ˜…(not what it was supposed to be!) The amount I learn each day from doing life in this little town is all consuming... So for the people who want to hear more about plant dyes, textiles and products it'll come! But for now, untill I get it out of my system it's social enterprise related. (Link in bio!) In this post I write about my hopes for AMMA, the wonderful young women I work with and the culture I would like to build in the workshop. . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #socialenterprise #blogpost #blogger #socialjustice #womensempowerment #teaestate #equality #culture #ethicalbusiness #fairpractice #womeninbusiness #textiles #plantdye #craftmanship #gentleprotest #consciousconsumer #womenempoweringwomen #womenentrepreneurs #entrepreneur #srilanka #tea #liveauthentic #sustainability #sustainableliving #makersmovement #makersgonnamake #handmade #plantdye

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Meet Rosey, the newest maker to join the AMMA team. She attended our first ever trial workshop back in February 2016, when AMMA was just a little possibility on the horizon. We heard through the pre school that she has been asking consistently if AMMA has any vacancies and we couldn't turn down that kind of determination. . Rosey shared some of her story with us during tea break; her mother started picking tea at 13 just after she got married. Rosey grew up on the tea estates with her sisters and now lives 1 hour away with her husband and little boy. Previously she worked in a local diamond factory, cleaning the stones. She is great, it's a joy to have her in the workshop. . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #meetthemaker #openyoureyes #makersgonnamake #makersmovement #create #socialentrepreneur #socialenterprise #socialjustice #womensempowerment #womeninbusiness #sustainability #jobcreation #ngo #startup #textiles #textiledesign #handmade #craftmanship #handdyed #plantdye #naturaldye #workshop #mothermaker #ethicalbusiness

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Two palettes, one green + blue (pomegranate/indigo) the other a true mix - check out the video on our feed a few posts back. Working purely with plant dyed colour has given us an appreciation for subtle difference in colour. It's incredible how plant dyed colour changes when placed next to other shades. This is why we are so enjoying developing our series of palettes. . We finished work 45 minuets early today too visit one of our pregnant AMMAs in hospital. Her due date was yesterday, but she is having a few complications as the baby is so small. Our hearts are with her, and we hope that the visit from the whole AMMA team gave her some added strength. . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #mothermade #plantdye #plantpower #textilelove #botanical #consciousconsumer #makersgonnamake #socialenterprise #socialjustice #womeninbusiness #textiles #textiledesign #colourpalette #interiors #interiordesign #makersgonnamake #sustainability #sustainableliving #cotton #fabric #craftmanship #handmade #handdyed #simpleliving #ethicalbusiness

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Our large plant dyed ๐ŸŒฑ throws start out as digital design layouts. We find this a helpful way to gather our ideas and most essentially work out how much of each colour we need to dye. Preparing the fabric + boiling up the plant dyes is the most time consuming part of our process. It takes days. Not dyeing enough fabric is ๐Ÿคฆ๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธso frustrating and puts us days behind our schedule. Working with plant dyes has taught us a whole heap about planning, recipes and organising. It dosent always come naturally, but thankfully it does to our new workshop manager Meena, who along with her white board is keeping record like a superstar โญ๏ธ. . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #plantdye #plantpower #naturaldye #botanical #socialenterprise #socialjustice #textiles #textiledesign #handmade #handdyed #womensempowerment #consciousconsumer #makersmovement #makersgonnamake #dyer #designprocess #designer #workshop #liveauthentic #interiordesign #interiors #sustainableliving #sustainability #colourpalette #simpleliving

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Our plant colour chart is up in the workshop. A small example, the variations are huge and we never see the same shade twice. . . It's been a busy full first week working in our new workshop. Already we feel we are making our best work yet in a space which allows us to think and create more freely. Happy it's Friday, a few days off with only some avocado ๐Ÿฅ‘ to boil up. . A huge thankyou to all those who have supported and shared our fundraiser to help fix Landts roof! Your all stars! Link in bio if you want to contribute. ๐Ÿ’™ . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #colourpalette #plantdye #naturaldye #botanicalcolour #beauty #simplicity #makersmovement #handmade #handdyed #socialenterprise #socialjustice #womensempowerment #dyer #workshop #consciousconsumer #makersgonnamake #sustainableliving #sustainability #interiordesign #interiorstyling #homedecor #textiles #textiledesign

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It's all plants ๐ŸŒฑ pastel win. All our favourites like indigo, eucalyptus, avocado and nelli make an appearance in this palette. Pieced + stitched together by AMMA Kogila. This pretty palette is one of our favourites, sadly but gladly it's leaving us for another land. Maybe we'll have to make two. . . We are also raising money for one of our pregnant AMMAs, she is due next week and her kitchen roof has collapsed. We would love to help her rebuild it, find out more info in our stories or link in bio. Thanks friends ๐Ÿ˜Š . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #colourpalette #socialenterprise #socialjustice #womensempowerment #plantdye #plantpower #naturaldye #botanicaldye #textiles #textiledesign #makersmovement #consciousconsumer #handmade #handdyed #dyer #patchwork #interiordesign #interiorstyling #homedecor #indigo #simplicity #simpleliving #sustainableliving #sustainability #srilanka #design #designermaker

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We started piecing together this jigsaw of a patchwork today for an individual commission. #indigo blue and pomegranate green are difficult colours to achieve naturally. Pomegranate shifts drastically with the water quality and indigo is a whole different set of rules especially when you make an organic vat without the chemicals. Kogilavari stands outside the AMMA workshop ๐Ÿƒin front of a plant that bares a fruit similar to a potato (apparently) which looks nothing like a potato. Maybe I was lied to? . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #textiles #textiledesign #plantdye #plantpower #naturaldye #botanicaldye #colourpalette #patchwork #quilt #throw #homedecor #interiordesign #interiors #socialenterprise #socialjustice #craftmanship #handmade #handdyed #dyer #sustainableliving #sustainability #consciousconsumer #buylocal #womensempowerment #makersmovement #makersgonnamake . .

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New post sharing our journey from damp little garage workshop to something so much better. We've discovered a lot this week. How wellbeing and workspace are so tightly woven, especially in a creative business. Link in bio, have a read and let us know if you relate. . . #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #socialenterprise #plantdye #wellbeing #workshop #simpleliving #lifestyle #simplicity #sustainability #sustainableliving #plantpower #handmade #handdyed #dyer #creativebusiness #womensempowerment #craftmanship #textiles #textiledesign #liveauthentic #makersgonnamake #workspace #naturaldye #blog #blogger #consciousconsumer #buylocal #eco #srilanka

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Palette One // Framed collection of plant dyed colours. (Eucalyptus leaf, nelli fruit, tea waste, madder root). Hand stitched to handmade board in our highland workshop. Our new collection of plant dyed colour palettes will be launching on our website soon with accompanying quilts. . . . #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #colourpalette #plantdye #naturaldye #botanical #handdyed #handmade #makersmovement #art #design #homedecor #interiordesign #socialenterprise #makersgonnamake #sustainableliving #sustainability #ethicalliving #liveauthentic #mothermade #craft #simpleliving #simplicity #textiles #textiledesign

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Our little courtyard captured during a glimpse of sunshine yesterday. Moving into a new workshop has made us realise how important the work environment is to creativity and wellbeing. This small piece of outdoor space will allow us to grow a few marigolds, and work outdoors when the weather is good. We hope this new space will allow us to host more plant dye workshops, and increase our production and employment in the area. How has your workspace effected your wellbeing? . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #workspace #workshop #wellbeing #creativebusiness #courtyard #greenery #plantdye #naturaldye #socialenterprise #socialjustice #textiles #textiledesign #homedecor #interiordesign #womensempowerment #sustainability #sustainableliving #slowliving #beauty #dyersofinstagram #handmade #handdyed #craft #makersmovement #makersgonnamake #simplicity #liveauthentic

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PALETTE ONE // Made up of plants high in natural tannin, tea, eucalyptus leaf, nelli fruit. This quilt is one of our first samples photographed outside our little highland workshop in which tomorrow will be our last day before relocating to something a bit bigger. This sample is currently with a shop in Colombo for them to review and see if it could work in their retail space. We haven't put much time into seeking out retail stockists, it's taking a while for us to build up stock with products we feel really proud of. โ•โž–Also, I just realised I've been spelling 'palette' as 'pallet'! And none of you have corrected me! Super dyslexic, if you haven't realised! โž– . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #colourpalette #plantdye #naturaldye #botanical #colourpalette #quilt #throw #homedecor #interiordesign #socialenterprise #socialjustice #sustainability #sustainableliving #textiles #textiledesign #makersmovement #dyer #handmade #dyersofinstagram #handdyed #liveauthentic #simplelife #nontoxic #plantpower

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PALLET THREE // indigo, pomegranate. It's been a year since we first started experimenting with indigo, we didn't want to use the traditional chemical method but opt for the organic fruit vat method and pictured are the results. Although the monsoon rains can be really difficult, they make for interesting dyeing - this time last year was the first time we witnessed green from pomegranate skins and it's happened again! Such a beautiful treat. . Today and yesterday we visited our AMMAs homes. Take a look at our story for pictures. It was a really mixed time, great to see the whole family, sit and have tea but challenging to see the conditions they live in on Sri Lanka's tea estates. It made the purpose of AMMA seem even more essential and a reminder that pretty colours, however natural are primarily a means to an end. . . #openyoureyes #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #tea #textiles #plantdye #naturaldye #botanical #colourpallet #dyer #dyersofinstagram #handdyed #handmade #craftmanship #sustainability #sustainableliving #socialjustice #socialenterprise #makersmovement #makersgunnamake #indigo #blue #green #consciousconsumer #homedecor #interiordesign #nontoxicliving #plantpower #womensempowerment

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Pallet One // today one of our AMMAs stitched this plant dyed pallet to some beautiful recycled paper, take a look at our stories to see what happened next! . . This pallet focuses on colours from plants high in tannin, such as Nelli, tea and eucalyptus leaf. Our pallets series is our new way of working. Organising our plant dyed fabrics into collections. . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #mothermade #pallet #plantdye #naturaldye #botanical #textiles #textiledesign #art #socialenterprise #socialjustice #handdyed #handmade #dyer #dyersofinstagram #craftmanship #simplelife #simpleliving #interiordesign #homedecor #simplicity #graphic #sustainability #sustainableliving #design #makersmovement #makersofinstagram #makersgunnamake

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PALLET ONE// Saturday morning stitching. Our town has had long power cuts this week, Monday - Wednesday saw little progress with the workshop shut. The joyous news that we sign the agreement on our new workshop this coming Thursday is over shadowing any frustrations. We also welcome our new workshop manager on Monday, it feels like big changes are all coming at once, so some peace playing with colours makes for a grounded weekend. . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #plantdye #naturaldye #collage #colourpallet #colour #botanical #plantpower #socialenterprise #socialjustice #craft #textiledesign #textiles #surfacepattern #makersmovement #makersgunnamake #sustainability #nontoxicliving #slowliving #simplicity #detail #womensempowerment #sewing #workshop #purposefulliving #designermaker #creativeprocess #workinprogress

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Love this collection of images shared by @thekipsrilanka of our collaborative 'open your eyes' natural dye workshop. We had a really wonderful time, and are planning on running more from our highland workshop along with returning to the kip in the future . . Today we had our wonderful AMMA 1st birthday celebration, everyone was invited to our founders house for rice curry and cake. Wearing their best outfits and singing happy birthday in the park around the cake was a huge highlight! . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #naturaldye #plantdye #botanical #workshop #textiles #textiledesign #dyersofinstagram #makersmovement #slowliving #simplelife #srilanka #beauty #simplicity #plantpower #consciousconsumer #craft #handmade #handdyed #socialenterprise #socialjustice #womensempowerment #sustainability #sustainableliving #buylocal #purchasewithpurpose

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Team AMMA! This coming week we are celebrating birthdays, new baby's and 1 year of our workshop being open... to top it all off we have our new workshop manager starting on Friday! . To share a little more about our #mothermakers.. they are all aged between 23 - 29, for our youngest, working at AMMA is her first job, and the others have worked previously in garment factories, tea plantations and nursing but all gave up work to have and raise their children. All live on the tea estates surrounded by extended family. They are all incredibly hard working, committed and loyal. What stars! โญ๏ธ . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #plantdye #openyoureyes #team #textiles #textiledesign #sustainability #sustainableliving #mothermakers #naturaldye #plantpower #socialenterprise #socialjustice #womensempowerment #makersmovement #consciousconsumer #community #sustainablefashion #simpleliving #liveauthentic #craftmanship #handdyed #handmade #dyer #botanical #creativebusiness

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Pallet Two // playing with colour this morning with our madder root pallet. See the accompanying Quilt on our feed a few images back. We've been experimenting with stitching and hanging, and how to present these collages of plant dyed cotton. What's your preference?... stitched to recycled paper as in the previous image or hanging (from a much nicer than shown rod)??? Let us know! . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #openyoureyes #colourpallet #plantdye #naturaldye #concept #composition #design #dyersofinstagram #handmade #handdyed #craftmanship #sustainableliving #simpleliving #consciousconsumer #purchasewithpurpose #buylocal #interiordesign #homedecor #wallhanging #textiledesign #mothermade #natural #simplicity #home #interiorinspo #workshop

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Pallet One // work in progress, this pallet focuses on plants high in tannin like eucalyptus, tea, nelli and pomegranate. One of the first samples from our developing artwork - cotton plant dyed, recycled paper hand stitched. Forming the foundation to our Quilts. . . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #pallets #openyoureyes #plantdye #naturaldye #collage #quilt #artwork #botanical #recycled #cotton #handmade #handdyed #concept #textiledesign #textiles #makersmovement #makersgunnamake #sustainability #sustainableliving #colour #slowliving #simpleliving #contempoaryart #interiordesign #homedecor #home

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We've been working on the first two of our pallet quilts. This is no.2, with a focus on the madder plant ๐ŸŒฑ still awaiting embroidery, work in progress. The rains have arrived up here in the highlands, and a quilt feels very needed - it's hard to imagine that other parts of the island are still sunshine hot. โ˜€๏ธ . . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #plantdye #naturaldye #botanical #plantpower #madderroot #textiledesign #textiles #sustainability #socialenterprise #openyoureyes #interiordesign #homedecor #handmade #handdyed #beauty #simplicity #consciousconsumer #purchasewithpurpose #buylocal #mothermade #design #craftmanship #colourpallet #concept #colour #designermaker #simpleliving #makersmovement

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Lovely mothers - you do a fantastic, incredibly important job and at AMMA we think your worth celebrating everyday of the year, so much so we named our social enterprise after you! At AMMA we employ five mothers aged 23 to 29, and provide flexible working hours around the school timetable. Our mother makers work to provide a better more secure future for their children. This photo is of one of our new mother makers, who is in the midst of her sewing and plant dye training at the AMMA workshop. . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #mothersday #womensempowerment #mothermaker #openyoureyes #colour #sustainability #socialenterprise #simplelife #textiles #textiledesign #handmade #meetthemaker #handyed #dyer #craftmanship #naturaldye #plantdye #botanical #plantpower #consciousconsumer #makersmovement #liveauthentic #beauty #srilanka #jobcreation #ngo

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Pallets One // Open Your Eyes. "Pallets is about focusing in on the subtlety of the colours produced by plants. How they change and how they work together. Balancing on the blurry line between fine art and textiles, pallets will be displayed in two formats." A new way of working from AMMA, coming early June 2018. Follow the link in our bio for more information. . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #pallets #openyoureyes #textiles #textiledesign #fineart #sustainability #socialenterprise #simpleliving #simplicity #colour #designer #comingsoon #concept #conceptual #design #create #handmade #handdyed #mothermade #gentleprotest #plantdye #naturaldye #botanical #plantpower #natural

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Pallets Two // "We see pallets as the foundational principle in how we create, each pallet is a carefully considered colour story harnessed from nature.... it has been a journey of experimentation, discovering what it is we value most about plant dyes and harnessing their greatest qualities in relation to the products we produce." About Pallets, coming soon, find out more by following the link in our bio. . . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #plantdye #naturaldye #botanical #openyoureyes #sustainability #socialenterprise #simplicity #concept #creativeprocess #colour #mothermade #workshop #design #fineart #textiles #textiledesign #makersmovement #handmade #handdyed #dyer #craftmanship #create #interiordesign #homedecor

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Pallets Three // "Since launching AMMA in May 2017 we have been refining our creative process with the aim of placing our dye process and natural colours at the centre of what we do and all that we make." Pallets, a new way of working from AMMA, coming soon, visit the link in our bio to find out more. . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #plantdye #openyoureyes #sustainability #naturaldye #botanical #makersmovement #consciousconsumer #socialenterprise #textiles #textiledesign #livesimply #simplelife #fineart #design #colour #handdyed #handmade #craftmanship #workshop #makersmovement #simplelife #simplicity #liveauthentic #purchasewithpurpose #purposfulbusiness

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Team AMMA including our two newest mother makers who are deep into their training with us. Fact, our workshop is too small, we don't have enough chairs and we sit around the freezer for our tea break. โ˜บ๏ธWe're on the lookout for the perfect space to move into but for the next few months it's going to be a full workshop as we transition our new makers in and prepare for the two new babies arriving in July! . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #socialenterprise #teamwork #mothermaker #openyoureyes #naturaldye #plantdye #botanical #colour #textiles #textiledesign #create #makersmovement #makersgunnamake #simplelife #growslow #sustainability #consciousconsumer #liveauthentic #plantpower #craftmanship #designer #workshop

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We've been adding and subtracting and working out what it takes to sustain AMMA as a self sufficient social enterprise. It all seems so simple when you put it in picture form. Although making tote bags isn't our final vision, it's turning out to be a great way of funding AMMA whilst we sort out the daily grit of growing a business and shifting into making our own products. If your a person? Or a business and need some plant dye in your life drop us a mail, your order makes a big impact! . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #socialenterprise #naturaldye #plantdye #botanical #handmade #handdyed #sustainability #selfsufficient #startup #graphics #wholesale #consciousconsumer #purchasewithpurpose #liveauthentic #makersmovement #makersgunnamake #simplelife #story #newbusiness #womensempowerment #ngo #craftmanship #product #simplicity #business #socialjustice #inspiration

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The humble plentiful and powerful eucalyptus leaf ๐Ÿƒ that fills the workshop with a sweet smell every time we use it. Our little highland town is surrounded by the majestic trees so you don't need to go far before you find a fallen branch. Over the last year the leaf has given us a range of colours heavily dependent on the water quality. Currently we use it in our mordanting process as it's high in tannin and helps brighten and hold our onion skin, turmeric and madder root dyes. I love the sounds on this video.... birds, machines and the radio from the kaddy next door! . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #naturaldye #plantdye #botanical #plantpower #eucalyptus #leaf #consciousconsumer #sustainability #foraging #makersmovement #socialenterprise #mothermade #simplelife #everydayeverywhere #handdyed #handmade #craftmanship #dyer #creativeprocess #liveauthentic #purchasewithpurpose #colour #interiordesign #homedecor #textiles #textiledesign

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The Meandering Quilt, named after the gentle watermarks fluently gifted by the plant dyes ๐ŸŒฑ. One of a kind and available in our online shop (link in bio.) Dyed using eucalyptus leaves, nelli and madder root with plant dyed hand embroidery. Mother made in our Highland workshop. . . We took some time after our botanical workshop last month to photograph this quilt @thekipsrilanka, an incredible peaceful setting that suited the AMMA ethos so perfectly. . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #naturaldye #plantdye #botanical #slowliving #handmade #handdyed #interiordesign #interiors #homedecor #elledecoration #dipdye #colour #dyer #textiles #textiledesign #simplelife #liveauthentic #makersmovement #makersgunnamake #mothermade #oneofakind #art #textiledesign #consciousconsumer #purchasewithpurpose #buylocal #sustainability #sustainabledesign #craftmanship

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Recently at AMMA we have started working with yarn, we have seen more people enquire about sourcing naturally dyed yarn, and we much prefer dyeing yarn over fabric. The first image is of raw cotton hanks dyed using Nelli and madder root.๐ŸŒฟ . The second image is of an exciting collaboration with @suzannajames knitwear, who posted us some beautiful British alpaca wool to dye a golden yellow ochre. Dyeing wool is vastly different to cotton, wool reacts to sharp increase in temperature, so you have to gently introduce it to warmer water. The great thing about working with wool is that it absorbs natural colour much more easily than cotton. Suzanna spends a lot of time sourcing the most ethical and responsible yarn to produce the most transparent knitwear around. What a joy to work with her! . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #yarn #alpacawool #cotton #plantdye #plantpower #naturaldye #botanicaldye #craftmanship #socialenterprise #sustainablefashion #sustainability #slowliving #slowfashion #fashrev #textiles #textiledesign #consciousconsumer #womensempowerment #socialjustice #handdyed #handmade #dyer #simpleliving #simplelife #makersgunnamake #makersmovement

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We've been thinking a lot about fashion revolution week here at AMMA, where we fit into it and what approach to take in making a stand for an issue close to our hearts. This blog post (link in bio) outlines our thoughts - with a particular focus on the Sri Lankan hill country where we work, and the migration of the younger generation of women turning to garment work over tea picking. When we did the maths we realised that 40% of the mothers working at AMMA have previously worked in garment factories. . . If you want to find out more about what's happening in Sri Lanka regarding #fashionrevolution you can check out the local campaign @fashrevsl . . #blog #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #socialenterprise #socialjustice #campaign

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๐ŸŒฟNatural colour pallets, extracted from plants, flowers and food waste. . . The AMMA workshop opens back up next week after two weeks holiday over the new year. My mind has been on other things and having some space to process the next stages of AMMA has been really beneficial and renewing. This month marks AMMAs 1st birthday ๐ŸŽ‰ a year full of overcoming challenges, new friends, joys and frustrations. It feels a bit of a relief to know we are still going, still paying wages and still creating. . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #1year #socialenterprise #colourpallet #pantone #handdyed #plantdye #botanicalcolour

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We had the most wonderful time @thekipsrilanka for the first @amma_srilanka botanical dyeing workshop. It was a treat and an honour to share what we have discovered about plant dyes with a group of like minded people in the most beautiful setting. True joy. ๐ŸŒฟ . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #plantdye #thekipsrilanka #naturaldye #workshop #openyoureyes #botanicalcolour #textiles #handdyed

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We got a little excited that we get to run a botanical dye workshop on Sri Lanka's south coast on Sunday with our lovely friends @thekipsrilanka so before packing these treasures in my bag I thought I'd let you all enjoy the beauty that nature gives ๐ŸŒฟa few fabric swatches, tools and dye stuff that keep me motivated to do what we do. . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #socialenterprise #botanicaldye #plantdye #naturaldye #ecocolour #plantpower #colour #fabricswatch #liveauthentic #create #tools #creativeprocess #naturalbeauty #inspiration

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On Saturday we celebrated the end of term and the Sinhala + Tamil New Year with the AMMAs their children and @childactionlanka Nuwara Eliya pre school. The mums and dads turned up early to build the traditional games and everyone looked beautiful wearing their best outfits. . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #celebration #newyear #community #socialenterprise #ngo #womensempowerment #socialjustice

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One of our sweet AMMAs has spent the week embroidering this new blanket. She's done a beautiful job. It's dyed using madder root, Nelli and eucalyptus leaf ๐Ÿƒ with madder root cotton embroidery. I love the water marks of the red on the grey Nelli, it's all part of the process. . . We finished off in the workshop today before a two week break over the Sinhala + Tamil New Year. . We will be on the south coast next Sunday running a dyeing workshop with @thekipsrilanka come and join if you interested in learning more about what we do. Happy Friday all, we sure are happy our weekend doesn't stop at Sunday! . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #socialenterprise #plantdye #naturaldye #botanicaldye #handmade #handdyed

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New post up on the blog. I (Josie) have written about our journey of starting AMMA and our relationship with Sri Lanka. (Link in bio) I hope it gives you an insight and better understanding of why we are here doing what we are doing. I've been holding off writing about our personal story, but it felt like a good time and it all kinda fell out. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐ŸƒEnjoy! . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #blog #newpost #textiles #textiledesign #naturaldye #plantdye

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"Today it is as relevant as ever to provide jobs and good incomes for women in rural areas, as this helps keep families together and the children educated and nurtured" pg 107 Slave To Fashion by Safia Minney @slavetofash . . Reading this gives confidence and comfort that AMMAs ethos to work amongst women in rural locations is the way to go. ๐Ÿ™Œ Textiles can bring change! . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #sustainability #socialenterprise #womensempowerment #slowfashion #buylocal #ethicalbusiness

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Our harbour blanket outside the workshop it was made in, held by the AMMA who made it. ๐ŸƒThis one was just sent to its new home, but were busy crafting the next one. We have some smaller 'child' sized ones up on the web shop. Naturally dyed using eucalyptus leaves, Nelli, madder root and onion skins. ๐ŸŒฟ gentle soft and toxic free. Hand embroidered, stitched and dyed by our wonderful team of mother makers. . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #socialenterprise #plantdye #naturaldye #botanical #handmade

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A little snippet of dyeing with madder root. Our local park has a herb garden containing a madder plant ๐ŸŒฑ proof it grows in up country Sri Lanka! This morning we planted some marigolds lining the ledge outside the office - they give a wonderful deep orange ๐ŸŠdye. We have been inspired lately to use the space we have available to us. A small yellow back room (pictured) has been cleared out and now acts as our second dye room. Expansion doesn't always mean a big new building, but increasing our production with what we already have. . . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #naturaldye #botanicaldye #plantdye #socialenterprise #plantpower #workshop #textiles

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We are so excited to join @thekipsrilanka for their slow Sunday workshops. We will be teaching a natural dye class, which will cover the basics, a few different dye techniques + you'll make one of your own square bandanas to take home & remind you of all you've learnt. Spaces are limited, so hop over to the kips Instagram page to book your slot. We don't do workshops often, but this felt to special to resist! . . Thankyou to everyone who tagged, liked and followed us throughout our giveaway. We have our winner @skethany_bruce ๐Ÿ’›๐ŸŒธ . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #masterclass #workshop #naturaldye #srilanka #plantdye #botanical #plantpower #thekipsrilanka #collaboration #textiles #textiledesign #slowliving #slowfashion #sustainableliving #makersmovement #makersgunnamake #joinus #treatyourself #liveauthentic #handmade #handdyed #socialenterprise #womensempowerment

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We are running our first AMMA giveaway! ๐ŸŒฟ...In celebration of our new online shop launching. If you can picture yourself carrying this AMMA petal print, plant dyed tote bag handmade by our team of mother makers in the Sri Lankan highlands then simply do the following... . 1. Make sure you follow us @amma_srilanka 2. Like this post 3. Tag a few friends in separate comments who you think might also love this tote. . . We have 1 bag to giveaway, and its open to everyone everywhere, free p&p. We will pick the winner at random. Giveaway closes on Wednesday 21st March, 12pm Sri Lankan time ๐ŸŒป . .

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The gentle colour of our harbour + little harbour blankets. True Sunday feelings. All naturally dyed using a base of Nelli and eucalyptus. Find out more about the process behind these blankets on the AMMA blog. (Oh! They are also for sale on our webshop - link in profile... we gotta keep our mother makers working!) . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #naturaldye #plantdye #botanical #socialenterprise #mothermade #handmade #handdyed #makersmovement #interiordesign #interior #homedecor #decoration #slowliving #sustainableliving #purchasewithpurpose #nontoxictextiles #textiles #textiledesign #workshop #beauty #womensempowerment #consciousconsumer #kinfolk #throw #quilt #blanket #createeveryday #craftmanship

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Our new online shop is live! (Link in profile)๐ŸŒป it's taken us some time to build a selection of products that we are proud of and feel reflects AMMAs natural colour focused aesthetic. Our shop is a collection of products like this image of our 'little harbour blanket' ๐Ÿคš quilted by our trusty mother maker Landt. Check out our latest blog post to discover more about the making process. . . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #naturaldye #plantdye #botanical #plantpower #handmade #handdyed #purchasewithpurpose #newproduct #socialenterprise #socialjustice #sustainability #sustainableliving #homedecor #interiordesign #interiors #textiledesign #textiles #craftmanship #quilt #throw #blanket #workshop #mothermade #slowliving #makersmovement #makersmovement #makersgunnamake #liveauthentic #design

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You can now pick up AMMA naturally dyed tote bags, pouches and bandanas @cafekumbuk in Colombo. HOORAY! Cafe kumbuk are our first stockist! It feels right seeing as they have been such a huge support of AMMA since the very beginning. . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #stockist #brand #naturaldye #botanical #plantdye #plantpower #sustainableliving #slowfashion #slowliving #sustainability #socialenterprise #socialjustice #mothermade #colombo #handmade #handdyed #dipdye #textiledesign #cotton #craftmanship #womensempowerment #cafekumbuk

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A little look into our workshop, a practical space that has allowed AMMA to employ its first 3 mothers. We know we won't be here forever, but it's serving us well and when a bigger space comes along we sure will appreciate it. Start small, establish a good foundation, and grow from there. . . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #socialenterprise #naturaldye #ecodye #plantdye #workshop #behindthescenes #marchmeetthemaker #textiledesign #textiles #fabric #studio #mothermade #designermaker #liveauthentic #slowliving #slowfashion #purchasewithpurpose #consciousconsumer #womensrights #womensempowerment #startsmall #culture #sustainability #sustainableliving #workspace

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We loved working on this project with @wunderworkshop โ˜€๏ธ when you order their Golden Turmeric CBD oil it comes with an AMMA made turmeric pouch handcrafted by our wonderful team of mother makers. Their ethically sourced turmeric is grown locally in ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka. . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #collaboration #healthyliving #wellness #slowliving #sustainableliving #ethical #purchasewithpurpose #naturaldye #turmeric #plantpower #botanical

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Anyone with a blue wall in your ๐Ÿก... I think this new AMMA embroidered cushion would look just perfect. Our whole making process takes place in our highland workshop - Hand dyed using plants ๐ŸŒฑ (madder root & Nelli.) hand sewn and embroidered by our glorious team of mother makers. This design has evolved over time, we started making split colour cushions from the get go, as natural colours compliment each other so effortlessly- but the addition of embroidery is new, and this hand skill allows us to provide more flexible work to our mothers, giving them a greater opportunity to earn a good wage. . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #socialenterprise #naturaldye #plantdye #plantpower #purelyplants #craftmanship #embroidery #homedecor #interiordesign #slowliving #sustainableliving #womensempowerment #purchasewithpurpose #design #colour #makersmovement #makersgunnamake #socialjustice #handmade #handdyed #buylocal #botanical #nontoxictextiles #eco

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Ochre ๐Ÿƒ Bandanas washed, pressed + awaiting hemming & embroidery. We get this rich gold ๐Ÿ‚ colour from locally foraged eucalyptus leaves and onion skins kindly donated by the grand hotel, nuwara eliya. The embroidery will be dyed using Nelli a fruit high in natural tannins and then sewn and finished by our wonderful team of mother makers, up here in the Sri Lankan Highlands. . . . #naturaldye #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #bandana #scarf #botanical #foraged #repurposed #nowaste #textiles #textiledesign #sustainablefashion #sustainableliving #slowfashion #slowliving #simplicity #simplelife #minimalism #handmade #purchasewithpurpose #plantpower #plantdye #craft #womensempowerment #socialenterprise #socialjustice #liveauthentic #makersmovement #mothermade

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Today we held interviews at the AMMA workshop to find 2 new mothers to cover maternity leave. One of the women said how unusual she found our questions.... instead of focusing on qualifications and experience we asked about life goals, commitment and desire to learn. We believe that employing wisely looks like taking on the most enthusiastic and loyal. ๐Ÿ“ท - a selection of AMMA fabrics, each in their own place. . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #naturaldye #ecodye #botanical #socialenterprise #layout #colour #fabric #textiledesign #designer #maker #create #craft #handmade #handdyed #buylocal #plantdye #purelyplants #purchasewithpurpose #goodbusiness #socialjustice #consciousconsumer #sustainablefashion #sustainableliving #slowfashion #slowliving #ethics #ethos #mission .

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We've been doing some maths - it takes us 52 hours from raw fabric to finished shawl. This includes 44 hours of mordanting + dyeing and 1.5 hours of hand embroidery. We then calculated washing, ironing, sewing + finishing into the process. Our 3 colour shawls take even longer! #slowfashion . . #ammatextiles #ammasrilanka #sewing #naturaldye #plantdye #botanical #sustainablefashion #sustainableliving #craftmanship #makersmovement #workshop #consciousconsumer #purchasewithpurpose #ethicalfashion #buylocal #mothermade #socialenterprise #socialjustice #womensempowerment #craft #create #design

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How To: Bandanas & Shawls....a few suggestions on how to wear our products (but we know you already know, you creative bunch!) . Featuring, our petal print bandana in purple & ochre leaf shawl dyed using eucalyptus leaf + onion skin (with a Nelli dyed embroidered recipe.)Soon to be available via our webshop. Soon very soon! . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #naturaldye #botanical #plantdye #petalprint #nowaste #recycled #sustainability #sustainablefashion #graphic #illustration #slowliving #slowfashion #colour #craftmanship #handmade #socialenterprise #socialjustice #dyer #maker #makersmovement #sustainableliving #consciousconsumer #buylocal #womensempowerment #purchasewithpurpose #purelyplants #product #accessories

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Thursday has been a morning in the workshop unravelling these delicate petal dyed square neck scarves, followed by an afternoon on the tea plantation visiting our mother makers homes. We drank tea (obviously! โ˜•๏ธ) and looked at old family photos whilst the children played. This photo was taken a few years ago when AMMA was a little seed of an idea, wonderful things can happen with a bit of grit and the support of good people. . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #naturaldye #plantdye #botanical #plantpower #teaplantation #mothermaker #socialenterprise #socialjustice #womensempowerment #consciousconsumer #purchasewithpurpose #slowliving #slowfashion #buylocal #handmade #craftmanship #dyer #handdyed #sustainablefashion #sustainablebusiness #contrast

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It's been a beautiful โ˜€๏ธweekend up here in the Sri Lankan highlands, so we took the opportunity to start photographing our new products [ready for our online shop which we plan to launch beginning of March,ready for spring]๐Ÿคž๐ŸŒธ. This shot of our shawls was one of our favourites, we love how natural colours always compliment each other! . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #naturaldye #plantdye #eco #botanical #slowfashion #slowliving #consciousconsumer #purchasewithpurpose #sustainablefashion #sustainableliving #handmade #mothermade #dyer #workshop #textiledesign #textiles #designer #socialjustice #socialenterprise #womensempowerment #shawl #nontoxic #powerofplants #beauty #accessories #spring #maker

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These pastels, all dyed with purely plants ๐ŸŒฑ madder root, Nelli (Indian gooseberry) eucalyptus leaf ๐Ÿƒ- all carry huge health benefits for your skin and used frequently in #ayurvedic medicine. We also have a brilliantly bright eucalyptus and onion skin ochre scarf fresh out the dye pot that I can't wait to share with you all! . . We have also updated our website blog, with a wonderful guest piece written by @sascha_pare who spent a few weeks working with us and came up with the brilliant embroidered 'recipes' you can see at the bottom of our scarfs ๐ŸŒปlink in profile. . . #ammasrilanka #ammatextiles #plantdye #naturaldye #ecocolour #purelyplants #sustainablefashion #sustainability #socialenterprise #socialjustice #mothermade #plantpower #craftmanship #embroidery #recipe #natural #nontoxictextiles #textiledesign #cotton #buylocal #purchasewithpurpose #consciousconsumer #slowliving #slowfashion

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One of the newest items to emerge from the AMMA workshop is this (55cmx55cm) square scarf / bandana - that can ๐Ÿ worn in your hair or around your neck. Plant dyed using salvaged onion skins and Sri Lankan Nelli. . . #ammatextiles #naturaldye #plantdye #botanical #eco #dyer #handmade #handdyed #textiledesign #accessories #sustainablefashion #sustainability #slowfashion #slowliving #newproduct #purchasewithpurpose #consciousconsumer #buylocal #socialenterprise #mothermade #creativeprocess #liveauthentic #productdesign #womensempowerment #socialjustice #dipdye #colourgraduation #colour

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January is nearly over, this past week has involved a lot of thinking about our mission & values as an organisation. Working out textile techniques that can provide employment to more women & mothers from the tea picking communities. . . It's involved a lot of turmeric dyeing for @wunderworkshop and using local plants such a eucalyptus as a natural mordant. I've been amazed at how speedy our mothers are on the sewing machines, it's a challenge keeping up the demand of dyed fabric. ๐ŸƒBeautiful image taken in the workshop ๐Ÿ“ท = @sascha_pare . . #ammatextiles #srilanka #socialenterprise #plantdye #ecodye #botanical #colour #dyer #handmade #mothermade #textiles #naturaldye #sustainablefashion #sustainability #slowliving #slowfashion #workshop #maker #craft #makersmovement #socialjustice #womensempowerment #genderequality #dignity #purchasewithpurpose #buylocal #consciousconsumer #cotton #plantpower

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