by Eva Lambert & Tracy Kendall
Packed with exciting and foolproof techniques, this guide is the perfect resource for fiber artists wanting to color textiles the natural way. Inside you'll find; techniques for collecting and preparing dyestuffs; step-by-step directions for applying natural dyes to yarns and textiles, from batik to dip-dyeing; and extensive directory of recipes for dyeing with madder, safflower, indigo, cochineal, alkanet, and many more; information about the effects of dyes on various fibers and how to dye with mordants. This guide provides comprehensive instructions and plenty of inspiration to get creative with nature's astonishing palette; Using natural dyes to color fabrics, yarn, or fiber is simple, eco-friendly, and surprisingly affordable. 'The Complete Guide to Natural Dyeing - Techniques and Recipes for Dyeing Fabrics, Yarns, and Fibers at Home' by Eva Lambert & Tracy Kendall, soft cover book with 144 pages.