Wild Color: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes Jenny Dean

Wild Color: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes

Author: Jenny Dean
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Book Title
Wild Color: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes
Author
Jenny Dean
ISBN
9780823058792
The best resource on natural dyeing is back, updated to make your colorful hobby even more beautiful and rewarding. A practical and inspiring guide to creating and using natural dyes from plants, Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition, offers the latest information on current environmentally friendly dyeing techniques and more than 65 species of plants and natural dyestuffs. This comprehensive book outlines all the necessary equipment, how to select fibers and plant parts, choose the right methods for mordanting and dyeing, test color modifiers and the fastness of dyed colors, and obtain a range of gorgeous colors from every plant, from alter to woad, shown in more than 250 swatches. Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition, is the all-in-one resource for fiber enthusiasts, including knitters, sewers, and weavers; gardeners who are interested in new uses for traditional dye plants; and eco-conscious DIYers who want authoritative information about the natural dyeing process and the plants that are essential to it.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Jenny Dean, Karen Diadick CasselmanPublisher: Potter CraftPublished: 11/16/2010ISBN: 9780823058792Pages: 144Weight: 1.10lbsSize: 10.42h x 7.66w x 0.38d
The best resource on natural dyeing is back, updated to make your colorful hobby even more beautiful and rewarding.

A practical and inspiring guide to creating and using natural dyes from plants, Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition, offers the latest information on current environmentally friendly dyeing techniques and more than 65 species of plants and natural dyestuffs.

This comprehensive book outlines all the necessary equipment, how to select fibers and plant parts, choose the right methods for mordanting and dyeing, test color modifiers and the fastness of dyed colors, and obtain a range of gorgeous colors from every plant, from alter to woad, shown in more than 250 swatches.

Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition, is the all-in-one resource for fiber enthusiasts, including knitters, sewers, and weavers; gardeners who are interested in new uses for traditional dye plants; and eco-conscious DIYers who want authoritative information about the natural dyeing process and the plants that are essential to it.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Jenny Dean, Karen Diadick Casselman
Publisher: Potter Craft
Published: 11/16/2010
ISBN: 9780823058792
Pages: 144
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 10.42h x 7.66w x 0.38d
The best resource on natural dyeing is back, updated to make your colorful hobby even more beautiful and rewarding.

A practical and inspiring guide to creating and using natural dyes from plants, Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition, offers the latest information on current environmentally friendly dyeing techniques and more than 65 species of plants and natural dyestuffs.

This comprehensive book outlines all the necessary equipment, how to select fibers and plant parts, choose the right methods for mordanting and dyeing, test color modifiers and the fastness of dyed colors, and obtain a range of gorgeous colors from every plant, from alter to woad, shown in more than 250 swatches.

Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition, is the all-in-one resource for fiber enthusiasts, including knitters, sewers, and weavers; gardeners who are interested in new uses for traditional dye plants; and eco-conscious DIYers who want authoritative information about the natural dyeing process and the plants that are essential to it.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Jenny Dean, Karen Diadick Casselman
Publisher: Potter Craft
Published: 11/16/2010
ISBN: 9780823058792
Pages: 144
Weight: 1.10lbs
Size: 10.42h x 7.66w x 0.38d