Natural Dyes

Natural Dyes

by Judy Hardman, Sally Pinhey
     
 

This volume describes the use of plants that can be grown in the garden or collected from the countryside. It is lavishly illustrated with accurate and detailed botanical watercolors and samples of the colors the plants produce. Topics covered include five different garden designs using dye plants; a step-by-step guide to dyeing wool, silk, and cotton; solar dyeing

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Overview

This volume describes the use of plants that can be grown in the garden or collected from the countryside. It is lavishly illustrated with accurate and detailed botanical watercolors and samples of the colors the plants produce. Topics covered include five different garden designs using dye plants; a step-by-step guide to dyeing wool, silk, and cotton; solar dyeing; and how to dye felt in all forms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847971005
Publisher:
Crowood Press, Limited, The
Publication date:
08/01/2009
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.30(d)

Meet the Author

Judy Hardman has been spinning, weaving, and dyeing yarns for more than 30 years, using wool provided by her own flock of Shetland sheep. She regularly runs workshops and gives talks. Sally Pinhey teaches botanical illustration.

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