A garden to dye for : how to use plants from the garden to create natural colors for fabrics and fibers / Chris McLaughlin.
A Garden to Dye For shows how super-simple it is to plant and grow a dyer's garden and create beautiful botanical dyes. Features include 40-plus plants that the gardener-crafter can grow for an all-natural, customized color palette. A dyer's garden can be a mosaic of flowers, herbs, roots and fruits that lend us their pigments to beautify other areas of our lives.
- ISBN: 9780985562281 (hbk.)
- ISBN: 0985562285 (hbk.)
- Physical Description: xvii, 142 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA : St. Lynn's Press, 2014.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Another good reason for your plant addiction -- Become an alchemist with color -- Color from cottage & cutting gardens -- Vibrant vegetables & fruits -- Herbal hues -- Look to the landscape -- Planning & planting a dye garden.
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|Subject:||Dyes and dyeing.
Dyes and dyeing, Domestic.