The handbook of natural plant dyes : personalize your craft with organic colors from acorns, blackberries, coffee, and other everyday ingredients / Sasha Duerr.

By: Duerr, Sasha
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2010Description: 171 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 x 23 cmISBN: 9781604690712 (pbk.) :; 1604690712 (pbk.) :Other title: Natural plant dyesSubject(s): Dyes and dyeing -- Textile fibers | Dyes and dyeing, Domestic | Dye plantsDDC classification: 667/.3 LOC classification: TT854.3 | .D92 2010
Contents:
Introduction : Dyeing with plants -- 1. Plant dyeing basics: getting started : Building and using a solar dyeing oven ; Basic alum mordant with wool ; Basic alum mordant with silk ; Basic alum mordant with iron mordant with animal fiber ; Iron aftermordant or modifier ; Iron mordant solution ; Acorn dip-dyed angora baby booties ; Basic tannin mordant with plant fiber ; Alum mordant with tannin-treated plant fiber ; Dyeing and mordanting together ; Pot-as-mordant -- Cooking with color: inspiring recipes for nontoxic color : Turmeric dye ; Turmeric=dyed wool sweater ; Turmeric-dyed shopping bag ; Summer picnic tablecloth ; Turmeric gift wrap ; Onionskin dye ; Bag with onionskin silk-hemp trim ; Red cabbage dye ; Red cabbage hat and wrap ; Black walnut hull dye ; Black walnut hull-dyed shibori ; Pillow covers ; Coffee dye ; Coffee or tea shirt -- Harvesting hues: gathering and growing your own color : Sour grass dye ; Sour grass cotton scarf ; Fennel dye ; Fennel-dyed bridesmaid dresses ; Spiral dye garden ; Fig leaf dye ; fig leaf-dyed silk ribbon napkin ties ; Olive fruit dye ; Olive fruit dip-dyed rug ; Olive leaf dye ; Olive leaf dip-dyed hat ; Japanese maple leaf dye Japanese maple dip-dyed cotton sweater tank ; Japanese maple and iron lamp shade ; Blackberry dye ; Blackberry silk ribbon ; The little blackberry dress ; Blackberry-dyed beads -- A plant palette: sample plants and dye colors : Natural dye color chart -- The joy of slow textiles: the simple pleasures of making your world more colorful : Mint-dyed felted laptop case ; Madder root dye ; Madder gloves ; Madder yarn -- Glossary -- Resources.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : Dyeing with plants -- 1. Plant dyeing basics: getting started : Building and using a solar dyeing oven ; Basic alum mordant with wool ; Basic alum mordant with silk ; Basic alum mordant with iron mordant with animal fiber ; Iron aftermordant or modifier ; Iron mordant solution ; Acorn dip-dyed angora baby booties ; Basic tannin mordant with plant fiber ; Alum mordant with tannin-treated plant fiber ; Dyeing and mordanting together ; Pot-as-mordant -- Cooking with color: inspiring recipes for nontoxic color : Turmeric dye ; Turmeric=dyed wool sweater ; Turmeric-dyed shopping bag ; Summer picnic tablecloth ; Turmeric gift wrap ; Onionskin dye ; Bag with onionskin silk-hemp trim ; Red cabbage dye ; Red cabbage hat and wrap ; Black walnut hull dye ; Black walnut hull-dyed shibori ; Pillow covers ; Coffee dye ; Coffee or tea shirt -- Harvesting hues: gathering and growing your own color : Sour grass dye ; Sour grass cotton scarf ; Fennel dye ; Fennel-dyed bridesmaid dresses ; Spiral dye garden ; Fig leaf dye ; fig leaf-dyed silk ribbon napkin ties ; Olive fruit dye ; Olive fruit dip-dyed rug ; Olive leaf dye ; Olive leaf dip-dyed hat ; Japanese maple leaf dye Japanese maple dip-dyed cotton sweater tank ; Japanese maple and iron lamp shade ; Blackberry dye ; Blackberry silk ribbon ; The little blackberry dress ; Blackberry-dyed beads -- A plant palette: sample plants and dye colors : Natural dye color chart -- The joy of slow textiles: the simple pleasures of making your world more colorful : Mint-dyed felted laptop case ; Madder root dye ; Madder gloves ; Madder yarn -- Glossary -- Resources.

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