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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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A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire
A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire
by Amy Butler Greenfield
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In the sixteenth century, one of the world's most precious commodities was cochineal, a legendary red dye treasured by the ancient Mexicans and sold in the great Aztec marketplaces, where it attracted the attention of the Spanish conquistadors. Shipped... (read more)

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Colours from Nature: A Dyer's Handbook
Colours from Nature: A Dyer's Handbook
by Jenny Dean
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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.... (read more)

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A Weaver S Garden: Growing Plants for Natural Dyes and Fibers
A Weaver S Garden: Growing Plants for Natural Dyes and Fibers
by Rita Buchanan
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Valuable hints from a veteran botanist and weaver on dyeing fibers and fabrics, what soap plants to use for cleaning textiles, advice on fragrant plants to scent and protect fabrics, plant materials to use as tools, suggestions for planning and creating... (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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Ancient and Medieval Dyes
Ancient and Medieval Dyes
by William F. Leggett
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Leggett's classic text, Ancient and Medieval Dyes, is an informative and easy-to-read introduction to the most common animal and vegetable dyes used before the introduction of synthetic chemical dyes.... (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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A Garden to Dye for: How to Use Plants from the Garden to Create Natural Colors for Fabrics and Fibers
A Garden to Dye for: How to Use Plants from the Garden to Create Natural Colors for Fabrics and Fibers
by Chris Mclaughlin
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Home-grown botanical dyes are in, and they're part of todays shift toward natural and organic living. “A new generation discovers grow-it-yourself dyes,” says the New York Times. And you dont have to have a degree in chemistry to create your... (read more)

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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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The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing: Traditional Recipes for Modern Use
The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing: Traditional Recipes for Modern Use
by J. N. Liles
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"This is the most comprehensive manual written on natural dyes since the early 1800s.  Jim Liles has rescued ancient skills from near-extinction and shared them in a book that will inspire, challenge, and guide the modern dyer."—Rita... (read more)

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Print & Stamp Lab: 52 Ideas for Handmade, Upcycled Print Tools (Lab)
Print & Stamp Lab: 52 Ideas for Handmade, Upcycled Print Tools (Lab)
by Traci Bunkers
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Artist and popular workshop instructor Traci Bunkers can turn just about anything into an interesting stamp, printing block, or tool. In this book, she shows readers how to see overlooked, everyday objects in a new way, and how to "MacGyver"... (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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Creative Dyeing for Fabric Arts: With Markers and Alcohol Inks
Creative Dyeing for Fabric Arts: With Markers and Alcohol Inks
by Suzanne Mcneill
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Experience the excitement of dyeing your own fabrics (silk, cotton and synthetics) with simple materials... permanent markers, alcohol inks and alcohol. Over 40 techniques make this book a valuable reference for every fabric lover. Inspiring projects... (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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Making an Impression: Designing & Creating Artful Stamps
Making an Impression: Designing & Creating Artful Stamps
by Geninne Zlatkis
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Popular illustrator and stamper Geninne Zlatkis has a passion for nature and color that distinguishes her work. These 20 beautiful projects--including cards, an embellished journal and tote, and decorative wall pieces--provide the keys to Geninne's... (read more)

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Print, Pattern and Colour for Paper and Fabric
Print, Pattern and Colour for Paper and Fabric
by Ruth Issett
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From one of the UKs leading textile artists and author of Colour on Cloth and Glorious Papers comes a glorious celebration of the limitless potential of printing and repeat patterns on fabric. Aimed at fiber artists and designers, it is packed with... (read more)

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Painting Fabrics: Over 20 Decorative Projects for the Home
Painting Fabrics: Over 20 Decorative Projects for the Home
by Susie Stokoe
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Fabric is, literally, a blank canvas for creative expression of all kinds, and a wide variety of paints can be used to transform simple lengths of cloth into stunning wall hangings and works of art. With this book in hand, craftspeople of all levels of... (read more)

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Spinning and Dyeing Yarn: The Home Spinner's Guide to Creating Traditional and Art Yarns
Spinning and Dyeing Yarn: The Home Spinner's Guide to Creating Traditional and Art Yarns
by Ashley Martineau
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Ironically, as we move toward a more technologically advanced world, the simple domestic crafts of old are making a comeback. People of all ages are discovering a deep love for weaving, knitting, crocheting and other fiber arts. Along with that has come... (read more)

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