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Colours from Nature: A Dyer's Handbook

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Useful for anyone wanting to explore color without harming the natural world, this navigable reference book offers organized guidelines on how to obtain dyes through environmentally friendly methods. Featuring dyes obtained from natural sources, such as plants, insects, and shellfish, this striking guidebook contains up-to-date information combined with simple recipes that will offer pleasing results for more than 100 colors. A comprehensive recipe section gives instructions for mixing both traditional dyes, such as cochineal, indigo, madder, and weld, and dyes drawn from alternative sources, such as blackberries, rhubarb, oak trees, and walnuts. Using color charts, this resource covers every step of the natural dyeing process, employing simple, user-friendly methods, clear instruction, and an advanced knowledge leading to excellent results.

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Colours From Nature describes in full detail how to prepare and use natural dyes on a variety of fibres to produce a wide range of colours, following safe and environmentally-friendly methods.

About the Author

Jenny Dean is an advocate for natural dyeing and the author of "The Craft of Natural Dyeing."

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ISBN:
9781844484683
Author:
Dean, Jenny
Publisher:
Search Press(UK)
Subject:
Dye
Subject:
Crafts-Dyeing and Surface Design
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
102
Dimensions:
8.5 x 6 x 0.4 in 1 lb

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