Botanical Colour at Your Fingertips Book
Learn the relaxing art of botanical dyeing with UK-based natural dyer, Rebecca Desnos. Connect with nature and open your eyes to the colour potential of plants.
This book will show you how to extract dye from just about any plant from the garden, wild or kitchen to create long lasting colours on a range of plant fabrics and yarn. Discover how to produce a wide palette of colours, including pink from avocados, yellow from pomegranates and coral from eucalyptus leaves.
Focusing on cellulose fibres, such as cotton and linen, this book will guide you through the ancient process of soya milk mordanting to achieve rich and colourfast results.
If you enjoy sewing, knitting or any other fibre craft, this is the book for you. Soft cover, 106pp of simple, straight-forward instructions supported by full colour inspirational photos throughout.
"Love this book!! I've been into natural dyeing for a few years but always had a hard time finding answers to a lot of my questions. This book answered EVERYTHING!! I am beyond excited to throw out all my mordants and give these techniques a try!! Thank you for making this info available."
~ B. Manzoor (January 2017)