The Fabric & Yarn Dyer's Handbook: Over 100 Inspirational Recipes for Dyeing and Decorating

The Fabric & Yarn Dyer's Handbook: Over 100 Inspirational Recipes for Dyeing and Decorating

by Tracy Kendall
     
 

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If you want to give fabrics that personal touch, you can't do without this vital tool that covers everything from traditional vat coloring to tie-dying, as well as innovative contemporary methods involving photocopiers, foil, and latex. Jam-packed with handy tips from a leading expert in textile dyeing and decoration, it describes the characteristics of different

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If you want to give fabrics that personal touch, you can't do without this vital tool that covers everything from traditional vat coloring to tie-dying, as well as innovative contemporary methods involving photocopiers, foil, and latex. Jam-packed with handy tips from a leading expert in textile dyeing and decoration, it describes the characteristics of different fabrics and yarns, dyes, pigments, and paints. Color strip, screen or block print, do Indonesian batik, smoke stencil, and so much more, with over 100 inspirational, beautifully photographed recipes for dyeing and patterning fabric, a comprehensive techniques section, and symbols that quickly convey a recipe's difficulty, preparation time, process, and type of dye required. And a handy color key system instantly identifies the best material for each procedure!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843400622
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 10.48(h) x 0.49(d)

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