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Title:
The modern natural dyer : a comprehensive guide to dyeing silk, wool, linen, and cotton at home
Author:
Vejar, Kristine author.
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Publication Information:
New York STC Craft, 2015.

©2015
Physical Description:
192 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
Thousands of natural materials can produce glorious colour--the cochineal insect produces pink, maroon and purple, and more than 500 species of plants produce indigo blue. Now, in The Modern Natural Dyer, expert Kristine Vejar shares the most user-friendly techniques for dyeing at home with foraged and garden-raised dyestuffs as well as with natural dye extracts. Demystifying the "magic, " Vejar explains in straightforward, easy-to-follow detail how to produce consistent, long-lasting colour. With stunning photography of the dyes themselves, the dyeing process, and 20 projects for home and wardrobe, The Modern Natural Dyer is a complete resource for aspiring and experienced dye artisans.
General Note:
"A Melanie Falick Book"--Title page.
Language:
English
Contents:
Dyes from nature -- Choosing fiber -- Dyeing 101 -- Dyeing with whole dyestuffs -- Dyeing with extracts -- Dyeing with indigo -- Surface designs.
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ISBN:
9781617691751
Format :
Book