Natural Color

Natural Color

Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for your Home and Wardrobe

Book - 2016
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A beautiful book of seasonal projects for using the brilliant spectrum of colors derived from plants to naturally dye your clothing and home textiles.

Organized by season, Natural Color is a beautifully photographed guide to the full range of plant dyes available, drawn from commonly found fruits, flowers, trees, and herbs, with accompanying projects. Using sustainable methods and artisinal techniques, designer, artist, and professor Sasha Duerr details achievable ways to apply these limitless color possibilities to your home and wardrobe. Whether you are new to dyeing or more practiced, Duerr's clear and simple ingredients lists, step-by-step instructions, and detailed breakouts on techniques such as shibori, dip-dye, and block printing will ensure beautiful results. With recipes to dye everything from dresses and sweaters to rugs and napkins, Natural Color will inspire fashion enthusiasts, home decorators, textile lovers, and everyone else who wants to bring more color into their life.

Baker & Taylor
An illustrated guide to making natural plant dyes for clothing and home decor features more than two dozen projects, organized by season, including using mint to dye table runners and using sourgrass to color children's clothing.

Baker
& Taylor

An illustrated guide to making natural plant dyes for clothing and home decor features more than two dozen projects, organized by season, including using mint to dye table runners and matching napkins and using sourgrass to dye children's clothing.

Publisher: Berkeley :, Watson-Guptill Publications,, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781607749363
160774936X
Characteristics: 263 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

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Oct 15, 2016

Not a great book, although it looks very pretty. The projects are mediocre and the big failing is the lack of decent samples of colour. Noticed several typos and mistakes in the recipes as well. Jenny Dean's books are perhaps the best.

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