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Craft of the Dyer: Colour from Plants and Lichens

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Craftspeople interested in traditional methods will welcome this complete guide to making and using dyes from plants. Although its emphasis is on plants of Northeastern North America, many of the plants listed are found throughout the world.

Helpful introductory chapters on equipment, mordants, dyeing procedures and other essentials, are followed by individual plants: its suitability for dyeing, useful parts, how to process them, colors, dye fastness, plant identification, where to find it, and more. Also include four valuable indexes — plants by common name, botanical name, by colors produced, and a general index. A list of suppliers, metric conversion tables and other information rounds out this thorough guide to safe, ecologically sound dyeing methods.

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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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

Here is a complete guide to making and using dyes from a wide variety of plants — from acorn to zinnia. For each plant: suitability for dyeing, parts to use, processing, availability, fastness of dye, more. Includes list of suppliers, metric conversion table, and bibliography.

Synopsis:

Plant dyes are popular with quilters and other craftspeople because they produce soft, attractive colors. This is a complete guide to making and using dyes from a wide variety of plants—acorn to zinnia. For each plant: suitability for dyeing, parts to use, processing, availability, fastness of dye, more. List of suppliers, metric conversion table, bibliography, etc.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-234) and indexes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486276069
Author:
Casselman, Karen Leigh
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Engineering - Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Crafts
Subject:
Dye
Subject:
Northeastern states
Subject:
Dyes and dyeing
Subject:
Dye plants
Subject:
Dyes and dyeing, Domestic
Subject:
Dye plants -- Northeastern States.
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Dye plants -- Canada.
Subject:
natural dyes
Subject:
home dyeing manual
Subject:
Dover
Subject:
Chemistry-Chemical Engineering
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
9350
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.63 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
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.

"Synopsis" by ,
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.

"Synopsis" by ,
Here is a complete guide to making and using dyes from a wide variety of plants — from acorn to zinnia. For each plant: suitability for dyeing, parts to use, processing, availability, fastness of dye, more. Includes list of suppliers, metric conversion table, and bibliography.

"Synopsis" by ,
Plant dyes are popular with quilters and other craftspeople because they produce soft, attractive colors. This is a complete guide to making and using dyes from a wide variety of plants—acorn to zinnia. For each plant: suitability for dyeing, parts to use, processing, availability, fastness of dye, more. List of suppliers, metric conversion table, bibliography, etc.

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