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The Fabric & Yarn Dyer's Handbook

Over 100 Inspirational Recipes to Dye and Pattern Fabric

Tracy Kendall



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Collins & Brown
15 September 2011
THE FABRIC AND YARN DYERS 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.
By:   Tracy Kendall
Imprint:   Collins & Brown
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 260mm,  Width: 170mm,  Spine: 14mm
Weight:   517g
ISBN:   9781843406532
ISBN 10:   1843406535
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   15 September 2011
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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.

Reviews for The Fabric & Yarn Dyer's Handbook: Over 100 Inspirational Recipes to Dye and Pattern Fabric

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

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