Art and Science of Natural Dyes: Principles, Experiments, and Results

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Art and Science of Natural Dyes: Principles, Experiments, and Results
Art and Science of Natural Dyes: Principles, Experiments, and Results
$60.00
Available for Backorder
Description
This comprehensive guide will help dyers to become more accomplished at their craft through an increased understanding of the process.
  • Photos of more than 450 samples demonstrate the results of actual dye tests, and detailed information covers every aspect of natural dyeing including theory, fibers, mordants, dyes, printing, organic indigo vats, finishing, and the evaluation of dye fastness.
  • Special techniques of printing and discharging indigo are featured as well.
  • The book is intended for dyers and printers who wish to more completely understand the "why" and the "how," while ensuring safe and sustainable practices.

Written by a textile engineer and chemist (Boutrup) and a textile artist and practitioner (Ellis), its detailed and tested recipes for every process, including charts and comparisons, make it the ideal resource for dyers with all levels of experience.

Description
This comprehensive guide will help dyers to become more accomplished at their craft through an increased understanding of the process.
  • Photos of more than 450 samples demonstrate the results of actual dye tests, and detailed information covers every aspect of natural dyeing including theory, fibers, mordants, dyes, printing, organic indigo vats, finishing, and the evaluation of dye fastness.
  • Special techniques of printing and discharging indigo are featured as well.
  • The book is intended for dyers and printers who wish to more completely understand the "why" and the "how," while ensuring safe and sustainable practices.

Written by a textile engineer and chemist (Boutrup) and a textile artist and practitioner (Ellis), its detailed and tested recipes for every process, including charts and comparisons, make it the ideal resource for dyers with all levels of experience.

ISBN
9780764356339
By
JOY BOUTRUP
Publisher
Schiffer Craft
Publication Date
October 01, 2018
Binding
Hardcover
Item Condition
New