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The Wild Dyer: A guide to natural dyes & the art of patchwork & stitch 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 In The Wild Dyer, Abigail Booth demystifies the magic of natural dyeing and shows how to use the results to stunning effect inexquisite patchwork and stitch projects, including a drawstring forager s bag, an apron, samplers, cushions and a reversible patchwork blanket Focusing on how to grow or gather your own dyeing materials from onion and avocado skins to chamomile and comfrey, nettles and acorns as well as scouring, mordanting using fixative and setting up a dye vat, Abigail explains how to create effective dyes And once you have them, how you can produce beautiful, contemporary textiles that can then be used to create projects that build on your skills

  • Kindle
  • The Wild Dyer: A guide to natural dyes & the art of patchwork & stitch
  • Abigail Booth
  • English
  • 15 May 2018
  • 0857833952

About the Author: Abigail Booth

Abigail Booth and her partner Max Bainbridge hand carves spoons, boards and bowls and is the author of The Urban Woodsman, Kyle Books 2016 set up Forest and Found together after graduating from Chelsea College of Art and Design in 2013 Based in a workshop in East London, they create products that celebrate craftsmanship and demonstrate their shared love of making and working with natural materials