Batik and Tie Dye Techniques
In this comprehensive, generously illustrated handbook, textile artist and teacher Nancy Belfer leads readers step by step through the techniques required to successfully create imaginative and beautiful batiks and tie dyed textiles. Even beginners, following the instructions in this thorough, thoughtful guidebook, can create colorful and exciting textiles that will add distinctive touches to clothing, home furnishings and more.
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