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Get everything you need to learn how to dye with indigo and more, from great resources on dyeing to an indigo dyeing kit!
Make your handspun yarn pop this summer with dyes! Whether you want to use plant dyes, natural dyes, or synthetic dyes, we’ve got the resources for you. With this collection you will get one book all on natural dyeing for fiber, yarn, and fabric, one of our most popular interactive eMags all about natural dyeing, and a DVD workshop that will give you six dyeing techniques.
Plus, we are including an indigo dyeing kit from Jacquard, that includes everything you need to get started dyeing your own yarn, fiber, or fabric*.
It gets better! You will also get a one month subscription to the video streaming site Craft Daily!
Get all that for only $39.99, that’s a savings of $44.88!
The Complete Guide to Natural Dyeing Book
Eva Lambert & Tracy Kendall
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.
Colorways Fall 2011 eMag
This issue of Colorways offers an extensive exploration of the ancient and universal use of indigo, the only reliable natural blue dye. It includes a video of indigo dyeing in China, an in-depth story on the Japanese method of producing blues, and a world map showing the many cultures, traditions, and plant species involved with this tradition. Colorways provides techniques, tools, and insights into the magical world of color. Its approach is both global and practical. It offers traditional as well contemporary techniques from around the world that you can experience.
Dyeing in the Kitchen DVD Workshop
Deb Menz knows the dyeing process inside out, and she is a master of making color alchemy attainable for anyone. All you need is some wool, silk, or other protein fiber and a few basic dye powders to mix and match as you please.
In this cheerful session, Deb talks about:
Jacquard's Indigo Tie Dye Kit
This kit brings the ancient art of indigo dyeing to the home dyer in a user-friendly formulation. This natural dye process has long been used in many cultures around the world. The unique characteristics of indigo dyeing make it easy to create wonderful resist patterns on fabric. With a resurgence of interest in indigo and ethnic patterning in the fashion world, this kit is sure to be a winner! For ages 8+. Dyes up to 15 yards/5 lbs. of fabric or 15 T-shirts. Dye bath lasts for several weeks.
Included in this kit:
- Jacquard's Pre-reduced Indigo
- Reducing Agent
- Rubber bands
- 2 wood blocks
- Quick start instructions
- Instruction booklet with tying patterns and historical/cultural overview of Indigo
BONUS! With this Kit, we are offering a one-month subscription to our video streaming site Craft Daily!
With this site, you will be able to view your favorite videos such as Knitted Lace of Estonia, Spinning Gossamer Threads: The Yarns of Orenburg, and more where ever you have high-speed internet! View them on your computer, smart phone, or tablet. Take your favorite craft instructors where ever you go.
Order this collection today!