Wild Colour by Jenny Dean
The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes.
A practical and inspiring guide to creating and using natural dyes from plants, Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition, offers the latest information on current environmentally friendly dyeing techniques and more than 65 species of plants and natural dyestuffs.
This comprehensive book outlines all the necessary equipment, how to select fibers and plant parts, choose the right methods for mordanting and dyeing, test color modifiers and the fastness of dyed colors, and obtain a range of gorgeous colors from every plant, from alter to woad, shown in more than 250 swatches.
An all-in-one resource for fiber enthusiasts, including knitters, sewers, and weavers; gardeners who are interested in new uses for traditional dye plants; and eco-conscious DIYers who want authoritative information about the natural dyeing process and the plants that are essential to it.
Dimensions: 195 x 265 x 10mm
Publication date: 16 Nov 2010
IMPORTANT: Delivery in Perth only (check your suburb is on the list). Plant orders must be placed before 12pm to go out the same day (delivery Monday - Friday). If you miss this deadline your order will be delivered the following delivery day.