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

By Tracy Kendall

The Fabric and Yarn Dyer’s 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.

Format: Paperback
Release Date: 07 Jul 2011
Pages: 160
ISBN: 978-1-84340-653-2
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.