More and more textile artists are using natural processes in their work, from dyeing with rust to working with found and scavenged items, and this book is the first to cover this increasingly popular subject. It promotes a way of working creatively with what is close at hand, whether gathered on walks by the seashore or collected in your garden, and working in tune with natural processes, bringing the rhythms and unpredictability of nature into your work.
A practical and inspiring guide to creating and using natural dyes from plants. Offers the latest information on current environmentally friendly dying techniques and more than 65 species of plants and natural dyestuffs.
The magnanimous universe is your true home. Are you aware that infinite possibilities show up when you allow yourself to be in the natural flow of the magnanimous universe and to have the ease of that? Are you willing to receive what you desire? What is the power of committing to your own life? What would happen if you became the leader of your own reality? How do you honor yourself and your commitments? What are you capable of that you are not acknowledging? The universe would like to contribute far more to you than you are willing to receive.
Takes an insider´s look at the people whose talents, styles and personalities make chainsaw carving so fascinating. With new artist profiles and photographs, this book features step-by-step instructions on how to carve a beautiful Sun, Moon and Bear Chair. It reveals the process of using a chainsaw to unlock the raw and natural beauty of wood.
Woodsman Felix Immler reveals how to build a comfortable camp in the wilderness using nothing more than a pocket knife. Simple natural materials are used for making a waterproof roof, a chair, a bed, a table, a fridge, and an oven, as well as for carving spoons, knifes, and bowls. You can even grill a chicken on a self-made, water-driven skewer. The Swiss Army Knife Book is full of ideas for exciting activities, suitable for families and teens as well as adult explorers.