Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition : The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes

Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition : The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes
Author: Jenny Dean Karen Diadick Casselman
Rating: 4.43
Bestsellers Rate: 66148
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Book Format: Paperback
Binding: None
Pages: 144
Hours of reading: 2.4 hours
Publication Date: 2021
Languages: | English |
Price: 20,75 €

About the book

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 latest information on current environmentally friendly dyeing techniques and more than 65 species of plants and natural dyestuffs. This comprehensive book outlines all the necessary equipment, how to select fibers and plant parts, choose the right methods for mordanting and dyeing, test color modifiers and the fastness of dyed colors, and obtain a range of gorgeous colors from every plant, from alter to woad, shown in more than 250 swatches. Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition, is the all-in-one resource for fiber 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 to it.





Jenny Dean Biography

JENNY DEAN has worked with natural dyes for more than 30 years. She is the author of several books and numerous articles on natural dyeing, and also conducts lectures, workshops, and courses on the subject. A collection of her dyed samples is included in the collection of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage in Brussels, Belgium. KAREN DIADICK CASSELMAN has taught dyeing techniques throughout the U.S. and internationally. Her dyed pieces are included in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution and other museums. ... Read full biography

Authors: Jenny Dean Karen Diadick Casselman
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Imprint: Potter Craft
Languages: | English |
Original Language:
ISBN13: 9780823058792
ISBN10: 0823058794
Reference Edition:
Edition: Revised
Edition Statement: Revised, Updated ed.
Illustrations: 450 4-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS
Literature Country: None
Literature Period: None
Book Format: Paperback
Book Binding: None
Paper: None
Font: None
Pages: 144
Book Weight: 499
Book Dimensions: 194x260x10
Circulation: None
Publication date: Nov. 16, 2010
First Publication Date: None
Publication City/Country: New York, NY, United States

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