Botanical Dyes for Beautiful Textiles
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|Format:||Hardcover, 238 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 September 2010|
About the Author
India Flint is a designer, artist, writer, and sheep farmer. Her work has been greatly influenced by her extensive travels--from Melbourne to rural Austria to Montreal. She is known for the development of the highly distinctive eco-print, an ecologically sustainable plant-based printing process giving brilliant color to cloth. Flint has been working with plant dyes for more than twenty years, and she has artwork in a myriad of collections and museums in Australia, Latvia, and Germany. She currently lives in South Australia.
"If you've ever worried about the effect dyeing fabric has on the earth, "Eco Colour" by India Flint will teach you how to use botanical dyes to create beautiful textiles." - "Cutoutandkeep.net"
"A beautifully presented book...if you are interested in botanical dyes, this is a definite must read." - "Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot"
"Slow dyes, like slow foods, require time and effort, but can generate extraordinary results. This book follows that same philosophy. If you take the time to delve deeply and absorb the wealth of information offered, you will find instruction and inspiration in abundance." - "Surface Design Journal"
"This book is a significant and inspirational addition to the literature on natural dyeing and one which must be read by anyone interested in the topic." - "Pam Borchardt, member of the Natural Dye Group, Plant Craft Cottage"
|Publisher: ||Interweave Press|
|Dimensions: ||27.74 x 23.22 x 1.93 centimeters (1.03 kg)|