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Wild Colour

Jenny Dean


ISBN: 9781784725532
ANNOTATION:
A celebration of the wealth of natural dyes that can be obtained from plants, from the common marigold to rhubarb.
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ISBN: 9781784725532
ANNOTATION:
A celebration of the wealth of natural dyes that can be obtained from plants, from the common marigold to rhubarb.

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A celebration of the wealth of natural dyes that can be obtained from plants, from the common marigold to rhubarb.

Publisher Description

This practical and inspiring guide to creating and using natural dyes from plants, offers information on current environmentally friendly dyeing techniques and more than 65 species of plants and natural dyestuffs.

This comprehensive book outlines how to:

Select fibres and plant parts

Choose the right methods for mordanting and dyeing

Obtain a range of gorgeous colours from every plant.

WILD COLOUR is the all-in-one resource for fibre enthusiasts, including knitters, sewers and weavers gardeners who are interested in new uses for traditional dye plants and eco-conscious DIYers who want authoritative information about the natural dyeing process and the plants that are essential for it.

Author Biography

Jenny Dean has been working with natural dyes for four decades. She lectures on natural dyeing and has written widely on the subject. Her books include Colours from Nature and A Heritage of Colour.

Long Description

This practical and inspiring guide to creating and using natural dyes from plants, offers information on current environmentally friendly dyeing techniques and more than 65 species of plants and natural dyestuffs. This comprehensive book outlines how to: Select fibres and plant parts Choose the right methods for mordanting and dyeing Obtain a range of gorgeous colours from every plant. WILD COLOUR is the all-in-one resource for fibre enthusiasts, including knitters, sewers and weavers gardeners who are interested in new uses for traditional dye plants and eco-conscious DIYers who want authoritative information about the natural dyeing process and the plants that are essential for it.

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A celebration of the wealth of natural dyes that can be obtained from plants, from the common marigold to rhubarb.

Product Details

Author
Jenny Dean
Language
English
Year
2018
ISBN-10
1784725536
ISBN-13
9781784725532
Format
Hardcover
Pages
144
Publisher
Octopus Publishing Group
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Subtitle
How to Make and Use Natural Dyes
Publication Date
2018-12-06
Audience
General/Trade