natural dyes for spinners and weavers

natural dyes for spinners and weavers

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NATURAL DYES FOR SPINNERS AND WEAVERS

A Batsford Craft Paperback

Written by Hetty Wickens

 

Vintage copy of a Natural Dyes for Spinners and Weavers. A guide for spinners and weavers to the identification and use of a wide range of natural dyes, including roots, berries, lichens, barks and flowers. The book explains how to select and prepare fibers for dyeing and the different methods for treating fleece, cotton, linen, silk and man-made fibers. There is detailed information on the use and effects of various mordants, a chapter on historical dyes, and suggestions for blending colors in spinning and weaving. Hetty Wickens' dye recipes will be of value to spinners and weavers who want to produce exciting colors for their materials.

 

In excellent used condition

1983

Dimensions: 7.5"W x 9.5"L

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