Tie-dye: Dye it, Wear it, Share it

Tie-dye: Dye it, Wear it, Share it

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By (author) Shabd Simon-Alexander

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  • Publisher: Potter Craft
  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 185mm x 229mm x 3mm | 431g
  • Publication date: 1 August 2013
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0307965732
  • ISBN 13: 9780307965738
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Illustrations note: full colour throughout, includes photographs, includes illustrations
  • Sales rank: 60,109

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Tie-dyeing is a versatile technique that is currently making a comeback in the fashion world. Tie-dyeing is a versatile technique that has been used throughout the world to add interesting colours and patterns to fabrics. Recently it has been reclaimed as a fashion-forward technique that can be adapted to suit any taste or palette. This book offers a basic understanding of colour, fabrics, and dyeing, and a fully illustrated step-by-step guide to five basic tie-dye methods (scrunch, stripes, bubbles, bull's eye, and spiral). More than 25 fresh project ideas - from ombre dresses to a dreamy watercolour tote- will help readers fully explore the many possibilities this hand-dye technique offers. Tips will be included for creating tie-dye with children, using alternate household materials, and understanding how different fabrics can alter the final look of your design.

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Shabd Simon-Alexander is an internationally renowned dye artist with a background in fine arts. Her clothing line, shabd, is carried in high-end boutiques and contemporary art museums around the world. She teaches hand-dyeing and had the honor of teaching Martha Stewart how to tie-dye. She lives in New York City.