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.
`By teaching you the foundations of natural dyeing, and guiding you through the simple stitch techniques, this book will allow you to dip in and out of projects while learning how to forage for and grow your own dye plants.´
Ditch synthetic, store-bought health- and body-care products and create natural versions instead! This accessible, carefully curated collection features simple, tried-and-true recipes that th author turns to again and again.
In this beautifully illustrated instructional guide, celebrated woodworker Zee offers a master class in creating beautiful, unique natural objects, and decorating with wood.