A weaver's garden
Plants for dyeing, herbs for repelling moths, fibers for spinning and stuffing, woody shrubs for traditional textile tools -- their histories, complete horticultural treatments, and contemporary uses are all covered in detail.
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Review: A Weaver's Garden: Growing Plants for Natural Dyes and FibersUser Review - Goodreads
Rita Buchanan is knowledgeable and a great writer. She demystifies growing so many different plants for dye, fiber and even soap. Not exhaustive, but a great overview of many of the best plants for fibre fun!
Review: A Weaver's Garden: Growing Plants for Natural Dyes and FibersUser Review - Dawn Turner - Goodreads
An excellent resource. I'm not so much interested in growing the type of garden she provides info about in the book, but this book proved to be an excellent source of historical information about what ... Read full review
Dyes from Plants
Soap Plants for Cleaning Textiles
Fragrant Plants to Scent and Protect Textiles
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A Weaver's Garden: Growing Plants for Natural Dyes and Fibers
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Herbs in Bloom: A Guide to Growing Herbs as Ornamental Plants
Jo Ann Gardner
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A Weaver's Garden. Author: Rita Buchanan. Long before the invention of pottery, men and women wove baskets from plant fibers. Today, craftworkers creating ...
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PLANTS & TEXTILES — A LEGACY OF TECHNOLOGY DRAFT 5-8-05. Plants & Textiles. A Legacy of Technology. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Indigo Dyeing. Mat Weaving ...
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History of Dyeing. No one really knows how or when people first learned that colors could be taken from natural materials to be transferred onto stone, ...
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