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  • The Craft Of Natural Dyeing by Jenny Dean - Books - DT Craft & Design
    how to dye at home using simple equipment There is helpful advice on the mordanting process that will fix the colour and guidance on light fastness plus instructions on how to use traditional dyestuffs such as woad indigo weld and madder For the true enthusiast there is a chapter on growing one s own dye plants but even the first time dyer will be captivated by the rich effects obtainable

    Original URL path: http://www.dtcrafts.co.uk/books/bk004.html (2016-04-27)
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  • A Dyer's Garden by Rita Buchanan - Books - DT Craft & Design
    walks you through a garden season from design to planting to harvesting for the dyepot Debbie says This volume is great for dyers looking to set up their first dye garden or simply to add one or two dyestuffs to their existing garden Useful information on planning your dyeplot with different plans for smaller larger gardens and good cultivation advice There is also information on which dyestuffs produce which colours

    Original URL path: http://www.dtcrafts.co.uk/books/bk014.html (2016-04-27)
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  • Eco Color by India Flint - Books - DT Craft & Design
    decades of experience and experimentation in natural dyeing techniques to present an expert highly accessible and achievable handbook of ecologically sustainable plant dye methods using renewable resources most of which can be found in the average home garden Eco Colour fills a gap in the existing literature and uses an exciting range of projects to demonstrate a variety of techniques some of them entirely new processes developed by the author

    Original URL path: http://www.dtcrafts.co.uk/books/bk018.html (2016-04-27)
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  • Felted Bags, Boots And Other Things by Cendrine Armani - Books - DT Craft & Design
    of colourful innovative designs for fifty six projects including bags purses cases jewellery boots and shoes Each item is created using the soap felting technique with the needle technique used for decorative motifs and other elements Both these techniques are explained clearly using more than seventy five step by step photographs The designs are divided into nine unique themes ensuring that there will be something in this book to suit

    Original URL path: http://www.dtcrafts.co.uk/books/bk010.html (2016-04-27)
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  • A Handbook Of Indigo Dyeing by Vivien Prideaux - Books - DT Craft & Design
    all the different stages using clear step by step photographs and easy to follow text A stunning sequence of inspirational projects have been specially chosen to develop skills and build confidence with instructions on how to make a kimono a jacket a silk velvet quilt a scarf and more Debbie says This well illustrated and simple to follow book will guide you through a number of methods for indigo dyeing

    Original URL path: http://www.dtcrafts.co.uk/books/bk007.html (2016-04-27)
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  • Indigo by Jenny Balfour-Paul - Books - DT Craft & Design
    being the mark both of blue collar workers and of aristocrats wearing royal blue It was also indispensable for creating a glorious range of colours in combination with other natural dyes it provided paint and medicine and it featured in many rituals Its fascinating history continued after the invention of synthetic indigo used to dye the world s most popular garment denim jeans For environmental reasons indigo from nature is making a comeback today in many countries Jenny Balfour Paul renowned authority on indigo has been publishing lecturing exhibiting and broadcasting on indigo and related subjects for over twenty years In 2007 she was the consultant curator for the Whitworth Art Gallery s major touring exhibition Indigo A Blue to Dye for An Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Exeter and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society she continues to travel extensively in pursuit of her research projects and has considerable practical experience with indigo plants and dyestuff Debbie says Jenny is a recognised expert in the field of indigo dyeing and this book is an in depth look at the history of this magical dyestuff The book is not a how to manual rather it is a detailed

    Original URL path: http://www.dtcrafts.co.uk/books/bk019.html (2016-04-27)
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  • Natural Dyes by Dominique Cardon - Books - DT Craft & Design
    out to record sources of colorants discovered and used on all the continents from antiquity until the present day Some 300 plants and 30 animals marine molluscs and scale insects are illustrated and discussed by the author whose passion for natural dyes with their colours of unequalled richness and subtlety has taken her across the globe in search of dye sources and dyers Botanical zoological details are given for each source and the chemical structures shown for each dye Dyes employed by different civilisations identified by dye analyses are illustrated and relevant historical recipes and detailed descriptions of dyeing processes by traditional dyers are quoted and explained in the light of modern science Other current uses of such colorants e g in medicine and for food and cosmetics are also noted Although natural dyes have been replaced largely by synthetic dyes increasing worldwide awareness of the harmful consequences of the pollution resulting from the production and use of some synthetic colorants has led to a significant revival and renewed interest in natural colorants As potential renewable resources natural dyes are an integral part of the major issue of our time sustainable development The aim of this book is to provide a scientific background for this important debate Dr Dominique Cardon is Directrice de Recherche CNRS Laboratoire d Histoire et d Archéologie Lyons France Debbie says Natural Dyes is the latest title from renowned natural dyeing expert Dominique Cardon and is an amazingly comprehensive reference manual that will be a treasured addition to any natural dyer s library It covers over 300 plant and 30 animal dyestuffs and includes an extensive section on lichens and fungi There are useful illustrations of each dyestuff information on cultivation and harvesting as well as chemical analysis and dyeing methods Where appropriate the use of

    Original URL path: http://www.dtcrafts.co.uk/books/bk020.html (2016-04-27)
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  • Natural Dyes by Linda Rudkin - Books - DT Craft & Design
    a local store It is a comparatively cheap process that will also satisfy the craft person s desire to use green methods in their work Most books on natural dyes only deal with wool for knitting or weaving This book will also cover yarns for embroidery The book will be filled with step by step sequences useful tips and the author s own work to show the amazing variety of

    Original URL path: http://www.dtcrafts.co.uk/books/bk006.html (2016-04-27)
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