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Wild Color: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes
Wild Color: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes
by Jenny Dean
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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... (read more)

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Printing by Hand: A Modern Guide to Printing with Handmade Stamps, Stencils, and Silk Screens
Printing by Hand: A Modern Guide to Printing with Handmade Stamps, Stencils, and Silk Screens
by Lena Corwin
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Textile designer Lena Corwin has mastered the "so cute it makes you want to squeal" aesthetic, and thanks to the detailed instructions and full-color, step-by-step photographs in her debut book, Printing by Hand, you can too. This helpful guide covers... (read more)

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Complex Cloth: A Comprehensive Guide to Surface Design
Complex Cloth: A Comprehensive Guide to Surface Design
by Jane Dunnewold
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Discover textile artist Jane Dunnewold's secrets to creating visual complexity and depth in fabric. In this comprehensive guide, Jane explains her system of layering simple processes to produce intriguing, one-of-a-kind surface designs.Experiment with... (read more)

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Dover Pictorial Archives #281: Natural Dyes and Home Dyeing
Dover Pictorial Archives #281: Natural Dyes and Home Dyeing
by Rita J Adrosko
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All the information ever needed to extract dyestuffs from common trees, flowers, lichens, and weeds to create beautifully dyed materials. The heart of the book is 52 recipes for dyes made from natural, easily obtained dyestuffs: brown dyes from the... (read more)

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The Complete Guide to Natural Dyeing: Techniques and Recipes for Dyeing Fabrics, Yarn, and Fibers at Home
The Complete Guide to Natural Dyeing: Techniques and Recipes for Dyeing Fabrics, Yarn, and Fibers at Home
by Eva Lambert
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Exploring natural and foolproof dyeing techniques—to coincide with the high demand for organic and rustic approaches to fiber arts—this colorful guide expertly utilizes the many modern and traditional methods intrinsic to creating beautiful... (read more)

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Harvesting Color: How to Find Plants and Make Natural Dyes
Harvesting Color: How to Find Plants and Make Natural Dyes
by Rebecca Burgess
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Selection of the Crafters' Choice Book ClubBeautiful natural dyes from plants found in the wild or grown in your own backyard. As more and more crafters are discovering, dyeing your own fabric can yield gorgeous colors. Now master dyer Rebecca Burgess... (read more)

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The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes: Personalize Your Craft with Organic Colors from Acorns, Blackberries, Coffee, and Other Everyday Ingredients
The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes: Personalize Your Craft with Organic Colors from Acorns, Blackberries, Coffee, and Other Everyday Ingredients
by Sasha Duerr
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Buttery yellow from garden weeds or gorgeous garnet-red dye from flowers — achieving stunning colors for your fabric, yarn, and other natural materials is almost as easy as boiling water, with ingredients as close as your spice cabinet and as... (read more)

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Shibori Designs & Techniques
Shibori Designs & Techniques
by Mandy Southan
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Mandy Southan takes the art of Shibori, in which fabric is bound, clamped or stitched before dyeing, and goes beyond the traditional blue and white to create fabrics in a fabulous array of colours, patterns and textures. Clear step by step photographs... (read more)

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Color & Fiber
Color & Fiber
by Patricia Lambert
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Fiber artists will welcome this opportunity to learn how to use and control color with this monumental and exquisitely beautiful bookwhether they stitch, quilt, weave, work in macram, hook rugs, knit, crochet, or experiment in mixed media.... (read more)

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Artful Color, Mindful Knits: The Definitive Guide to Working with Hand-Dyed Yarn
Artful Color, Mindful Knits: The Definitive Guide to Working with Hand-Dyed Yarn
by Laura Militzer Bryant
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With expert instruction in the use of hand-dyed yarn, this pattern book gives knitters and crocheters the edge they need to stitch with confidence. Working with artisan hand-dyed yarn opens a world of possibility for a crafter, but problems can arise if... (read more)

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Textile Surface Decoration: Silk and Velvet
Textile Surface Decoration: Silk and Velvet
by Margo Singer
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For centuries, the opulent and luxurious qualities of silk and velvet have made them treasured fabrics throughout the world. To adventurous fiber artists, these sumptuous materials can be inviting, yet intimidating. Textile Surface Decoration: Silk and... (read more)

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Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece: Custom-Color Your Favorite Fibers with Dip-Dyeing, Hand-Painting, Tie-Dyeing, and Other Creative Techniques
Hand Dyeing Yarn and Fleece: Custom-Color Your Favorite Fibers with Dip-Dyeing, Hand-Painting, Tie-Dyeing, and Other Creative Techniques
by Gail Callahan
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No crafter should feel limited by the yarn colors available in a favorite fiber shop -- not when it's so fun and satisfying to hand-dye yarn and fleece right in the kitchen. Ultimate color control is now within the reach of anyone who loves yarn and... (read more)

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The Printed Pattern: Techniques and Projects for Inspired Printmaking and Surface Design
The Printed Pattern: Techniques and Projects for Inspired Printmaking and Surface Design
by Yvonne Drury
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Design your own handprinted patterns Stamp and print your own patterns on paper, fabric, and more. Learn to create original stamp, stencil, and screen designs and apply them to a wide range of surfaces and objects for charming handprinted graphics and... (read more)

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Create Your Own Hand-Printed Cloth: Stamp, Screen, and Stencil with Everyday Objects
Create Your Own Hand-Printed Cloth: Stamp, Screen, and Stencil with Everyday Objects
by Ryan Gillman
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Eight techniques, endless possibilities * Create fabric that expresses the artist within * Great for cotton, silk, and rayon Discover your inner artist--and the deepest bowels of that junk drawer--with this practical guide to fabric design. The eight... (read more)

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Exploring Textile Arts
Exploring Textile Arts
by Creative Publishing International
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The ultimate guide to manipulating, coloring, and embellishing fabrics. Discover nearly 50 fabulous techniques for creating one-of-a-kind designer fabrics using your imagination as the guide.... (read more)

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Batik and Tie Dye Techniques
Batik and Tie Dye Techniques
by Nancy Belfer
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Shows step-by-step techniques required to create beautiful batiks and tie dyed textiles. Exploring the history and tradition of both methods, it covers every phase of their creation, from selecting proper equipment and supplies and setting up a studio to... (read more)

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Heather Ross Prints: 50+ Designs and 20 Projects to Get You Started
Heather Ross Prints: 50+ Designs and 20 Projects to Get You Started
by Heather Ross
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Frog princes, VW buses, and big bad wolves—these are the sorts of subjects that Heather Ross depicts on the fabrics she designs, which the sewing and quilting communities feverishly collect (with many fabrics going for huge sums on eBay once they... (read more)

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Batik, Tie Dyeing, Stenciling, Silk Screen, Block Printing: The Hand Decoration of Fabrics
Batik, Tie Dyeing, Stenciling, Silk Screen, Block Printing: The Hand Decoration of Fabrics
by Francis J Kafka
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Outstanding guide to the most popular methods of painting, dyeing, and printing on fabrics. Wealth of illustrations, tips on easily obtained equipment and materials, design and project suggestions, how to get best results. 356 illustrations.... (read more)

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Fabric Art Projects: Fashion and Decor Items Made from Artfully Altered Fabric
Fabric Art Projects: Fashion and Decor Items Made from Artfully Altered Fabric
by Susan Stein
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The Complete Fabric Artist’s Workshop is a comprehensive source of all the newest and most popular fiber art techniques! It is a compilation of the best of Fabric Art Projects (Creative Publishing international, 2009) and Fabric Art Workshop... (read more)

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Imagery on Fabric: a Complete Surface Design Handbook
Imagery on Fabric: a Complete Surface Design Handbook
by Jean Ray Laury
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Jean Ray Laury takes the reader step-by-step through techniques and technology for transferring images to fabric, with full-color photos and information on how to safely accomplish beautiful results. She leaves nothing unexplained about these methods and... (read more)

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