Wild Colour: How to Make and Use Natural Dyes

£16.99

A practical and inspiring guide to creating and using natural dyes from plants, ‘Wild Colour’ 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 colour modifiers and the fastness of dyed colours, and obtain a range of gorgeous colours from every plant, from alter to woad, shown in more than 250 swatches.

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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.

Additional information

Weight 0.708 kg
Dimensions 26.6 × 20 × 1.6 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

144

Language

English

Edition

Revised edition

Dewey

667.26 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K