Fast, Fun & Easy Fabric Dyeing: Create Colorful Fabric for Quilts, Crafts & Wearables

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C&T Publishing Inc, Nov 5, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 64 pages
Learn to dye fabric the quick and easy way with twelve can’t-miss techniques for adding custom color to fabric, clothing, linens, and household goods.

How can you make quilting or crafting more fun? Add color! Everything you need to know about creating fabulous hand-dyed fabrics is right here—what supplies to get, basic techniques to try, and how to achieve different visual effects. Photo galleries give you lots of ideas for projects to show off the results.
  • Fast! Lynn teaches you the techniques that produce rich results with minimal time and effort.
  • Fun! Learn to create lots of exciting color blends, patterns, and textures.
  • Easy! All you need to get started is this book, a few supplies, a measuring spoon, and some plastic containers.
 

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Contents

Introduction
Basic Supplies
Basic Techniques
Color
Mostly Solid Dyeing
Textured Dyeing
Gallery
Dyeing Gradations
Applying Dye Directly
Dyeing Patterns
Dyeing Silk and Wool
Gallery
Ideas
Resources
About the Author
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Lynn Koolish Bio: Lynn Koolish works full-time editing quilting books and teaches a variety of surface design and quilting classes. Her quilts have appeared in books, magazines, and local and national quilt shows. Lynn lives in Berkeley, CA.

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