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The Complete Guide to Natural Dyeing

Perfect for quilters looking to give their project an edge, spinners searching for an eco-twist, or knitters on a quest for that perfect color of yarn.
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Perfect for quilters looking to give their project an edge, spinners searching for an eco-twist, or knitters on a quest for that perfect color of yarn.

The Complete Guide to Natural Dyeing includes comprehensive lists for measuring, weighing, and dyeing and step-by-step sequences to explain techniques for collecting and preparing dyestuff, color matching, and methods for both solid and semi-solid dyeing. You will also learn how different natural dyes will affect the colors obtained on various mediums, how to mix dye baths for original results, and more.

Whether a fiber artist is looking to start from scratch or to learn new, expert dyeing skills, The Complete Guide to Natural Dyeing is a comprehensive guide with complete instructions and plenty of dyeing inspiration to get creative the natural way . Using natural dyes to create fabric, yarn, or fiber is simple, eco-friendly, and surprisingly affordable.

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About the Author

Eva Lambert was born in Germany, brought up in the United States, and is now a U.K. citizen living in Scotland. She opened the Shilasdair shop on the Isle of Skye in 1998 and sells exclusively natural-dyed yarns. Eva has given talks, workshops, and has been the subject of various exhibitions of her work in the United Kingdom. She has done historical dyeing for the Victoria and Albert Millennium Exhibition.

Tracy Kendall has worked for twenty-five years at Central Saint Martins—London’s most prestigious art school—teaching students from undergraduate through post graduate level how to design and print onto textiles. She has her own internationally successful design studio producing hand silk-screened wallpapers that are exhibited and sold throughout the world. She has previously published a textile dye recipe handbook, The Fabric and Yarn Dyer’s Handbook (Collins and Brown, 2003).

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“If you’re new to the world of dyeing and want to get started in an environmentally responsible way, this book provides the ideal springboard.”  - Inside Crochet
 
“This is an attractive, easy to use book and would be a good place for a beginner to start learning how to use natural dyes.” -  Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot

SKU: 10SP01

Author/Speaker/Editor: Tracy Kendall

Format: Paperback

ISBN 13: 9781596681811

Number Of Pages: 144