Color by Accident: Low-Water Immersion Dyeing

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Ann Johnston, 1997 - Dyes and dyeing - 94 pages
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Color by Accident: Low-Water Immersion Dyeing is designed to be used as a workbook and as a reference manual for the adventuresome. Beginning and experienced dyers will find it to be an inspiring guide for creating one-of-a-kind fabrics not available commercially. It includes Five Variations on a versatile method and 54 tested recipes. NOT required are expensive equipment, dangerous chemicals or specialized studio space. Other books teach how to repeat a method and reproduce colors. This book points the way to exploring new color combinations and to achieving fabric that will be unique and visually complex. Color by Accident is different from other dye books:żThe approach is spontaneous.żThe small amount of water used makes dyeing easy.żThe recipes can be adapted to fit any schedule.żNo salt is required.żThe results are one-of-a-kind. This bookżs continued popularity has made it a classic for textile artists.

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User Review  - Marie Z. Johansen - Goodreads

I just about taught myself to dye with this excellent book and by Ann Johnston;s other book "Color By Design", I consider these must have books for anyone who wants to learn the art of color on cloth! Read full review

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Great instructions and awesome techniques. Read full review

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