Organic Fiber Dyeing: The Colonial Williamsburg Method
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Organic Fiber Dyeing: The Colonial Williamsburg Method

by Hamrick
     
 
Traditional Dyes for Modern Fabric Lovers. Color, color, and more color-dyeing fabric was just as important to the citizens of 18th-century America in places such as Williamsburg, Virginia, as it is to today's quilters and fabric artists. Using traditional dyestuffs in nontoxic ways, quilters can blend the historic old with a vibrant new world of pure color. Nine

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Traditional Dyes for Modern Fabric Lovers. Color, color, and more color-dyeing fabric was just as important to the citizens of 18th-century America in places such as Williamsburg, Virginia, as it is to today's quilters and fabric artists. Using traditional dyestuffs in nontoxic ways, quilters can blend the historic old with a vibrant new world of pure color. Nine natural color sources are used in recipes to create 14 beautiful colors for wool, cotton, or linen fabrics, textiles, and yarns. Professional photography by Barbara Lombardi.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604601114
Publisher:
Collector Books
Publication date:
08/01/2013
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
875,830
Product dimensions:
10.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Since 1988 Max Hamrick has been the dyeing expert at Colonial Williamsburg, one of the nation's most authoritative and authentic 18th-century living history treasures.

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