January 7, 2020

Hello Wonderful Friends

Wishing you all an amazing 2020! 

Now is the time to w(h)ine down & make a date for yourself & someone special in your life. Spend a day in the beautiful Blaauwklippen Valley, Stellenbosch & create your own bit of magical eco-printing on a silk sc...

November 25, 2019

Judging by all the fun had in last week's Intro into Ecoprinting Workshop - the upcoming one will fill up quickly. I cannot take more than 12 wonderful humans so if you are keen, let me know soonest. A beautiful new studio & home(the old home of my mother-in-law Mavis)...

November 1, 2019

Please join me at the de Trafford Wines open day happening between 10am to 5pm tomorrow 2nd November. Fine wines & silky spring wraps will be all on show. De Trafford Winery, Upper Blaauwklippen Road, Stellenbosch. 

October 2, 2019

The bright green new leaves of early summer are calling for  workshops. An 'Introduction into Eco-Printing' workshops will be held on Thursday 21 November and Thursday 23 January next year and yes in Stellenbosch . It will be a full day 09H00 to 16H30. Cost is R1450 pe...

February 26, 2019

After a wonderful mountain amble on Sunday morning how could I not but get over excited about all the Fynbos possibilities.

So I hereby announce a workshop that will sparkle all the senses. We will explore botanical printing on different fabrics and you will create trea...

December 11, 2018

A successful Rose Workshop calls for another one.

Please join me on Saturday 1st February. 

9am to 4pm

We'll be printing on a generous 200 x 35cm 100% silk scarf followed with a delicious lunch and some fine de Trafford wine.

R1200 per person • Email ~ ritatrafford1@gmail....

December 5, 2018

Below the dew drips on weathered stone, no chance of quenching thirsty grass. Above the bees menace loudly, hovering undecided which of the loveliest purple blooms holds reward. Heavy sweet scent still gentle before the rays arise. Soon the sprigs will shed blue confet...

November 13, 2018

The last workshop for 2018 🌼🙌🏼🌿
~ Rose Leaves on Silk ~
Come & create your very own bespoke silk scarf.
•Bring rose leaves from your own garden to make it even more special•
• • •
Only 8 spots available.
Inclusive of one 60x60 cm hand stitched silk scarf & a lazy long l...

November 9, 2018

Please join me in  the launch of the latest collection! Celebrating Spring 2018 with 42 silk creations and a glass of de Trafford Chenin Blanc. 

|| Saturday 1st December || 9 to 1pm || de Trafford Manor House ||

See you there!


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August 10, 2018

A quick advertorial before the very overdue more official like newsletter.

I am collaborating with my dear talented friend Johandi of Bezonder Jewellery and are offering a workshop early September to welcome the new buds and all that is wonderful about Spring. It is a w...

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