Modern Color--An Illustrated Guide to Dyeing Fabric for Modern Quilts [NOOK Book]

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Modern Color—An Illustrated Guide to Dyeing Fabric for Modern Quilts by Kim Eichler-
Messmer shows you how to dye fabric by hand for an artisanal, luminescent look.

Includes instructions on setting up a home dye studio with minimal equipment and teaches key mixing techniques. Make any color you want, including any value (lightness and ...
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Modern Color--An Illustrated Guide to Dyeing Fabric for Modern Quilts

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Overview

Modern Color—An Illustrated Guide to Dyeing Fabric for Modern Quilts by Kim Eichler-
Messmer shows you how to dye fabric by hand for an artisanal, luminescent look.

Includes instructions on setting up a home dye studio with minimal equipment and teaches key mixing techniques. Make any color you want, including any value (lightness and darkness) and gradation, allowing for an unlimited palette and endless inspiration. Go ahead, take a dip!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607056935
  • Publisher: C & T Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/1/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 849,190
  • File size: 32 MB
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Meet the Author

Kim Eichler-Messmer’s quilts have been featured in West Elm and on apartmenttherapy.com and designsponge.com. An assistant professor in the Kansas City Art Institute’s Fiber Department, Kim holds an MFA in textiles from the University of Kansas and resides in Kansas City, Kansas.
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Table of Contents

Contents
Preface
Introduction: The Benefits of Dyeing your Own Fabric

Let’s Start Dyeing
Supplies and equipment
Setting up a home dye studio
How to dye fabric
Dyeing from your own recipes

Making a Quilt [head 1]
Supplies and equipment
Constructing a quilt top
Making a quilt sandwich
Quilting
Binding

Projects [head 1]
Placemats
Clutch
Step Quilt [head 2] (1823 words)
Crib size and twin size in a Red and Black version and a Blue and Gray version

Circle Quilt [head 2] (2776 words)
Pillow, throw, and queen size in a Blue and Orange version and a Peach and Green version

Pineapple Log Cabin [head 2] (2956 words)
Pillow, table runner, and throw in a Yellow version and a Red version

Knit Quilt [head2] (1973 words)
Crib size and twin size in a Green and Gray version and a Purple and Gray version

Quilted Shibori Wall Hanging [head2] (472 words)
Pieced Shibori Quilt
Striped Landscape

Chapter 4: Resources [head 2] (977 words)
Templates for Circle pattern
Dye recipe cards
Useful Conversions
Resources
References
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