The Fabric & Yarn Dyer's Handbook
Over 100 Inspirational Recipes to Dye and Pattern Fabric
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|Format:||Paperback, 160 pages|
|Other Information: ||Over 300 photographs|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 06 July 2011|
The Fabric and Yarn Dyer's Handbook is for anyone who wants to create a unique textile or yarn to use in quilting, home furnishings, embroidery, knitting or crochet. This book contains detailed step-by-step instructions to all the main techniques for dyeing and decorating. These include traditional vat and tie-dying as well as innovative contemporary methods never published before, involving the use of such workaday items as photocopiers, aluminium foil and latex. A comprehensive section on the characteristics of different fabrics and yarns, dyes, pigments and paints is packed with handy tips from the author, a leading expert in textile dyeing and decoration. The main part of the book features over 100 beautifully illustrated recipes that can all be made at home. This book is a must for any crafter working with fabric or yarn.
About the Author
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.
"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
|Publisher: ||Collins & Brown|
|Dimensions: ||26.0 x 17.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.51 kg)|