Step-by-step Fabric Dyeing Project Book

Step-by-step Fabric Dyeing Project Book

30 Exciting and Original Designs to Create : How to Make Beautiful Furnishings, Gifts and Decorations Using A Range of Dyeing and Marbling Techniques Shown in 280 Step-by-step Photographs

Book - 2011
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"For many of us the idea of using fabric dyes conjures up memories of trying to eke out the life of a washed-out, sun-faded garment by dyeing it back to its former color. The task always seemed arduous and the results worryingly unpredictable. Nowadays the technological process of making dyes has advanced and the color palette available has broadened. In addition, dyes are much more stable, producing colorfast cloth that retains its vibrant hue. For crafty people, choosing to dye your own fabric is another stage in the creative process of producing original hand-made items. This book shows you some of the fascinating ways in which fabric can be colored quickly and easily, with minimal upheaval at home. It includes the familiar tie-dyeing, which can be used in both controlled and random ways, as well as dip-dyeing and marbling, all with endless potential for exciting effects, and space-dyeing whose unpredictable outcomes give it a unique charm..."--P. [2] of cover.
Publisher: London : Southwater, c2011.
ISBN: 9781844767694
1844767698
Call Number: 746.6 STOKOE
Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Subjects: Handicraft.
Textile crafts.
Color in textile crafts.
Dyes and dyeing -- Textile fibers.
Dyes and dyeing, Domestic.
Alternative Title: Fabric dyeing project book

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