Whether it’s dip dyeing, shibori, ombre or classic circle designs, this book contains all the essential skills readers need to create contemporary patterned textiles using simple dyeing techniques.
Tie dye is back – and in a big way! Gracing catwalks and chic interiors the world over, hand-dyed textiles have never been cooler. Whether it’s dip dyeing, shibori, ombre or classic circle designs, this book contains all the essential skills readers need to create contemporary patterned textiles using simple dyeing techniques. Expert authors Pepa and Karen provide detailed step-by-step instructions and clear photographs for the core techniques, and a pattern directory showing how to achieve a myriad of beautiful designs. Each technique has multiple variations demonstrating the different ways the reader can manipulate the effect created. Each technique is accompanied by a desirable wearable or home décor project, giving readers the opportunity to put their new skills to use.
– A new generation of dyers has turned the ancient art of tie-dyeing into a chic artisan craft – part of the rapidly spreading ‘slow cloth’ movement (which includes spinning, weaving and dyeing).
– An illustrated directory of more than 25 creative dyeing techniques from dip dyeing to pole wrapping and space dyeing to bleaching.
– Create beautiful, modern, unique fashion and homewares with no experience or special equipment – most of what is needed can be found any home kitchen.
Dimensions: 190 x 246 mm