The Fabric & Yarn Dyer's Handbook: Over 100 Inspirational Recipes for Dyeing and Decorating
Give your fabrics a unique and personal touch with The Fabric & Yarn Dyer's Handbook!
This comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know about dyeing and patterning fabric, from traditional methods like vat coloring and tie-dying to innovative contemporary techniques using photocopiers, foil, and latex.
With over 100 beautifully illustrated projects, you'll be inspired to create your own unique textiles and yarns. And the comprehensive section on the characteristics of different fabrics, yarns, dyes, pigments, and paints will ensure that you get the results you want every time.
This book is packed with stunning photographs that will inspire you to get creative, plus, it's easy to follow, even if you're a beginner. Don't miss out on owning this classic volume that will be a valuable resource you'll refer to again and again on your dyeing journey.
Whether you're a beginner or an experienced dyer, The Fabric & Yarn Dyer's Handbook is the essential resource for anyone who wants to create beautiful and unique textiles.
Here are just a few of the things you'll learn in this book:
- How to choose the right fabric and dye for your project
- The different methods of dyeing and patterning fabric
- How to create your own unique designs
- Tips for troubleshooting and preventing problems
- And much more!
Written by a leading expert in textile dyeing and decoration Tracy Kendall has worked in the textiles department of the Royal College of Art. She also designs and produces her own innovative range of wallpapers and works with numerous well-known fashion designers on dyeing and printing projects, so you can be confident that you're getting accurate and up-to-date information.
The Fabric & Yarn Dyer's Handbook is the perfect gift for any crafter who loves to create unique and beautiful textiles. Order your copy today!
"Grab this comprehensive guide and learn all you need to know." - Vogue Patterns
"Beautifully designed, encyclopedic overview."- Threads
"Inspirational... will feed your creativity for years to come." - Sew News
Published by Collins & Brown on June 30, 2001
Spiral-bound,160 pages, English
Dimensions: 7.5" x 0.75" x 10.75"