Natural Dyeing

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Sterling Publishing Company, 2007 - Crafts & Hobbies - 112 pages
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For thousands of years, natural dyes have been celebrated for their subtlety and diversity—and, thanks to contemporary concerns about chemicals and toxins, their popularity is surging again. Fortunately, as this vibrant guide so elegantly shows, the craft is both easy and enjoyable to explore and requires no special equipment: just ordinary pots and pans. A thoroughly illustrated tutorial covers all the basics of hot and cool dyeing, and 30 colorful options to try, including roots and plants (madder, tumeric, henna), wood (cutch, fustic), flowers (safflower, dandelion, daffodil), leaves and stalks (tea, rhubarb, indigo), and fruits and vegetables (blackberry, wild cherry, avocado). From pale pinks and vibrant oranges to earthy browns and rich blues, a vast spectrum of hues awaits.
 

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User Review  - Alexandra - Goodreads

Nice introduction to natural dyes. Hits the basic plant dyes; what it lacks in comprehensiveness it more than makes up for in gorgeous photography. A nice addition to literature on natural dyes. Read full review

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