Conjuring the Chemistry and Culture of Natural Dyes
Discover astonishing sources, colors, and stories of natural dyes worldwide, from the soil beneath your feet to the petals of common flowers to a few new tricks from the extraordinary indigo plant.
Much of what we hear about dyeing comes to us through received wisdom or hearsay. This collection invites you to question everything you know about natural dyes, from what a mordant is to what’s possible with indigo to how to get the colors you’ve dreamed of onto your cloth. Join us on a journey around the color wheel and beyond.
112-page book, paperback with flaps, 8.5” x 10”