Guide to Dye Plants for Dyeing Wool & Textiles
The "Guide to Dye Plants" is the in-depth dyeing guide you've been waiting for! The Guide offers an exceptional collection of information, painstakingly gathered over years of wildcrafting and dye experimentation. "The Guide" includes: A list of 300+ common dye plants and trees; descriptions of which plant parts can be used as dyestuffs (berries, bark, leaves, roots, etc.); colors that can be derived from dyestuffs, used alone or with mordants; special section on 150 plants indigenous to the Pacific Northwest (most found elsewhere, too); wool mordanting with recipes for liquid ratio to metallic salts and acids; color-specific lists of plants and dyestuffs that are sources of yellow, orange, reds and pinks, green, blue, purple, gray, black, browns and tans. Instructions for the preparation of dyestuffs, the dyeing process, fabric preparation and tests, procion print & screen paste recipes, indigo, and much more!
- Electronic book text
- 06 Sep 2011
- Morrisville, NC, United States