Natural Color

Natural Color

Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for your Home and Wardrobe

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An exploration and appreciation of the brilliant spectrum of colors derived from plants, with seasonal, project-based ideas for using these natural dyes to color your clothing and home.

Following the incredible success of the slow food movement, the slow fashion trend is now gaining momentum, with more and more consumers buying locally produced clothing and homewares created using sustainable methods and artisanal techniques.Natural Color explores the full spectrum of seasonal plant dyes, using nature as a color library. Unlike its competitors,Natural Color is structured by season, not plant, focusing on achievable projects with easy-to-follow recipes for dyeing everything from dresses, scarves, and hats to rugs, napkins, and table runners, ensuring that even the most savvy home decorator will be inspired.

Baker & Taylor
An illustrated guide to making natural plant dyes for clothing and home decor features more than two dozen projects, organized by season, including using mint to dye table runners and using sourgrass to color children's clothing.

Baker
& Taylor

An illustrated guide to making natural plant dyes for clothing and home decor features more than two dozen projects, organized by season, including using mint to dye table runners and matching napkins and using sourgrass to dye children's clothing.

Publisher: Berkeley :, Watson-Guptill Publications,, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781607749363
160774936X
Characteristics: 263 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

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Oct 15, 2016

Not a great book, although it looks very pretty. The projects are mediocre and the big failing is the lack of decent samples of colour. Noticed several typos and mistakes in the recipes as well. Jenny Dean's books are perhaps the best.

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