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Natural Color

Author : Sasha Duerr
ISBN : 9781607749370
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 31. 80 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.

Natural Color

Author : Sasha Duerr
ISBN : 9781607749363
Genre : Art
File Size : 34. 56 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 artisanal techniques, designer, artist, and professor Sasha Duerr details achievable ways to apply these limitless color possibilties 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.

The Handbook Of Natural Plant Dyes

Author : Sasha Duerr
ISBN : 1604690712
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 78. 26 MB
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Through step-by-step instructions and color-saturated photographs, textile designer Sasha Duerr explains the basics of making and using natural plant dye, from gathering materials and making the dyes to simple ideas for how to use them. --from publisher description

Harvesting Color

Author : Rebecca Burgess
ISBN : 9781579654252
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 47. 61 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.

The Modern Natural Dyer

Author : Kristine Vejar
ISBN : 1617691755
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 28. 65 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.

Eco Colour

Author : India Flint
ISBN : 9781741960792
Genre : Dye plants
File Size : 52. 33 MB
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An expert, highly accessible and achievable handbook of ecologically sustainable plant dye methods using renewable resources

Indigo From Seed To Dye

Author : Dorothy Miller
ISBN : 0960406018
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 36. 19 MB
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Nature S Colors

Author : Ida Grae
ISBN : 0020123906
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 49. 65 MB
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Two hundred and sixty-eight recipes for natural dyes are fully tested and proportioned for practical home preparation

Indigo Madder Marigold

Author : Trudy Van Stralen
ISBN : UOM:39015033320022
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 83. 84 MB
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How to achieve a full spectrum of hues from just a few dyepots using minimal mordants and a creative approach to dye mixing, overdying, and pH modifications. Includes more than 100 recipes.

Contemporary Dyecraft

Author : Melanie Brummer
ISBN : 1920268391
Genre : Handicraft
File Size : 60. 69 MB
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Dyeing fabric to create interesting patterns and colours is an ancient craft, practised throughout the world for centuries, and enjoying a resurgence in recent years. With this book dye specialist Melanie Brummer unlocks the infinite possibilities of dyed cloth for the everyday person, using simple techniques, household equipment and ready-made garments. Bringing the dye-resist technique of the Hippy era into the 21st century, she shows you how to dye T-shirts for fun, recycle your old clothes with colour, make the most gorgeous silk scarves or make a bold fashion statement with ready-made garments adorned with her tried and tested dyeing techniques. With more than 50 projects to choose from, all graded according to the level of experience required, there is more than enough for both the beginner and the technically advanced crafter. Each project is explained clearly with step-by-step instructions and photographs, showing you how to create a wide range of stunning colour effects. Lavishly illustrated with specially commissioned colour photographs of finished items, this book also explains the chemical processes involved and gives guidance on the technical aspects of colour and dyeing. It will help you transform your life from a drab blue blazer to a technicolour dream coat. Dip into it now and let your own special colours shine.

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