Businesswoman and owner of D.I.Y Tye Dye Robbie Huestis says she gets no greater joy from her business than brightening up peoples lives. “I enjoy making colourful tye dye garments and other items and I just want to share it with the world,” says Robbie. A Bribie resident of ten years Robbie says she has been into tye dying as a business for the past three years and was immediately addicted to her craft.
Robbie says that she buys in the stock items in white or base colours and then processes and tye dyes the items to their vibrant colourful finish. Robbie said she has operated a stall at BIDCA markets for the past 18 months and says that everybody comments on the brightness of her stall and tells her how much they love seeing the vibrant colours. “Every time that Gary Parsons walks past my stall he tells me that this is the most colourful stall they have at the markets,” she said.
Known fondly by all at the markets as the “Tye Dye Lady” Robbie also has a thriving online business where people can order all manner of tye dye products that she produces. “I am on ETSY as well as on Facebook as diytyedye and I ship products all over,” she says. So if you are in the market for tye dye singlets, tee shirts, doona covers, towels or even a set of tye dye curtains for the combi then do your self a favour and catch up with Robbie either at the Bribie markets or online or give her a call on 0431 223 158.