Wild Color

Autor: Jenny Dean
Publisher: Clarkson Potter
ISBN: 9780823058792
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Counsels beginner through experienced dyers on how to dye all types of fibers using traditional plants in new ways, providing step-by-step, swatch-complemented instructions for 250 options using more than 65 plant species. Original.

Wild Colour

Autor: Jenny Dean
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ISBN: 9781845335694
File Size: 23,95 MB
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Jenny Dean's Wild Colour is the modern classic title on traditional dyeing methods. A celebration of the wealth of natural dyes that can be obtained from over 60 species of plants from common marigolds to rhubarb. Part one introduces the concept of natural dyeing and demonstrates how easy it is to get started. All the techniques are explained with step-by-step sequences and photographs. Colour charts help you to work out which method is best for each dye plant and material.Part two reveals the wide range of plants that you can use for natural dyeing. Colour swatches show the tried and tested range of colours you can extract from each plant.

Harvesting Color

Autor: Rebecca Burgess
Publisher: Artisan Books
ISBN: 1579654258
File Size: 19,34 MB
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"'Harvesting Color' presents the entire process of infusing your life with color--finding the right plants, harvesting them at the best time, transforming the crop into beautiful dye, and, finally, marring pigment to fiber. In this beautiful book, Rebecca Burgess showcases thre dozen common plants that yield striking hues. Citing fascinating botanical lore, she demystifies the process of recognizing each plant in the wild. For those you can grow yourself, she details when to sow the seed and how to nuture the plant. For all the plants, you'll learn the optimal time to harvest, as well as how to extract the best dyes" --Cover flap.

Craft Of The Dyer

Autor: Karen Leigh Casselman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486140377
File Size: 15,33 MB
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Here is a complete guide to making your own dye from a wide variety of plants — acorn to zinnia. Covers dyeing procedures, mordants, preparing fibers, every step. List of suppliers. Bibliography.

Eco Colour

Autor: India Flint
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1741960797
File Size: 53,54 MB
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An expert, highly accessible and achievable handbook of ecologically sustainable plant dye methods using renewable resources

Natural Dyeing

Autor: Jackie Crook
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781600592225
File Size: 18,26 MB
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For thousands of years, natural dyes have been celebrated for their subtlety and diversity—and, thanks to contemporary concerns about chemicals and toxins, their popularity is surging again. Fortunately, as this vibrant guide so elegantly shows, the craft is both easy and enjoyable to explore and requires no special equipment: just ordinary pots and pans. A thoroughly illustrated tutorial covers all the basics of hot and cool dyeing, and 30 colorful options to try, including roots and plants (madder, tumeric, henna), wood (cutch, fustic), flowers (safflower, dandelion, daffodil), leaves and stalks (tea, rhubarb, indigo), and fruits and vegetables (blackberry, wild cherry, avocado). From pale pinks and vibrant oranges to earthy browns and rich blues, a vast spectrum of hues awaits.

Natural Color

Autor: Sasha Duerr
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 1607749378
File Size: 30,40 MB
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A beautiful book of seasonal projects for using the brilliant spectrum of colors derived from plants to naturally dye your clothing and home textiles. Organized by season, Natural Color is a beautifully photographed guide to the full range of plant dyes available, drawn from commonly found fruits, flowers, trees, and herbs, with accompanying projects. Using sustainable methods and artisinal techniques, designer, artist, and professor Sasha Duerr details achievable ways to apply these limitless color possibilities to your home and wardrobe. Whether you are new to dyeing or more practiced, Duerr's clear and simple ingredients lists, step-by-step instructions, and detailed breakouts on techniques such as shibori, dip-dye, and block printing will ensure beautiful results. With recipes to dye everything from dresses and sweaters to rugs and napkins, Natural Color will inspire fashion enthusiasts, home decorators, textile lovers, and everyone else who wants to bring more color into their life.

Dyes From American Native Plants

Autor: Lynne Richards
Publisher: Timber Press (OR)
ISBN:
File Size: 19,25 MB
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The dyeing of textiles and other materials is a rewarding and delightful way to bring the colors of nature to daily living. In our technological age, dyes from plants offer subtle and diverse hues unavailable from synthetic dyestuffs. They connect practitioners to the environment as well as to the crafts and history of our ancestors. Dyes from native plants offer a special source of satisfaction and beauty.In this fascinating book, the authors have compiled extensive information to bring the techniques, plants, and lore of natural dyeing within every reader's reach. In the first part of the volume, they emphasize the science, history, and practical aspects of dyeing. Chapters include discussions of color theory, dye equipment, dye processes, mordants, and easy-to-follow instructions for processing plants and dyeing fabrics.The core of the book is an exhaustive reference to the hundreds of colors that can be obtained from 158 commonly encountered North American plant species. The authors include detailed records of the various plant parts needed to produce different colors, cross-referencing each color to the Munsell color system, an internationally accepted standard for describing color.Finally, the book offers a practical botanical field guide that allows readers to locate and identify each plant in the book. Beautiful color photographs round out the volume.

Natural Dyes

Autor: Judy Hardman
Publisher: Crowood Press
ISBN: 9781847971005
File Size: 38,19 MB
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This volume describes the use of plants that can be grown in the garden or collected from the countryside. It is lavishly illustrated with accurate and detailed botanical watercolors and samples of the colors the plants produce. Topics covered include five different garden designs using dye plants; a step-by-step guide to dyeing wool, silk, and cotton; solar dyeing; and how to dye felt in all forms.

The Modern Natural Dyer

Autor: Kristine Vejar
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781617691751
File Size: 40,44 MB
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Thousands of natural materials can produce glorious color--the insect cochineal 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 yarn, fabric, and finished goods at home with foraged and garden-raised dyestuffs as well as with convenient natural dye extracts. Demystifying the "magic," Vejar explains in explicit, easy-to-follow detail how to produce consistent, long-lasting color. With stunning photography of the dyes themselves, the dyeing process, and 20 projects for home and wardrobe (some to knit, some to sew, and some just a matter of submerging a finished piece in a prepared bath), The Modern Natural Dyer is a complete resource for aspiring and experienced dye artisans.