Colour on Cloth: Create Stunning Effects with Dye on Fabric: Colour:Design and Technique : Book by Ruth Issett Paperback

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Lavishly illustrated with colour photographs of finished fabrics, this simple colour 'recipe' book gives guidance and reassurance on the technical aspects of colour and dyeing. It shows how to dye different natural fabrics, including heavy cotton, silk, satin, linen, and cotton velvet as well as threads. It offers colour mixing and inspiration: colour combinations; tones, tints, shades; and, complementary schemes. It offers detailed guidance on the dyeing processes, including equipment, shades, colour families, over-dyeing, pre-treatment of fabric, and fabric types. It provides ways of applying dye from the very simple onwards. It features techniques, including the various types of resists as well as discharge and bleached effects; advanced techniques and combinations, including the use of thickeners and over-dyeing. It also features beautiful colour textile pieces to inspire and instruct. It includes: How to dye different natural fabrics, including heavy cotton, silk, satin, linen, and cotton velvet as well as threads Colour mixing and inspiration: colour combinations, tones, tints, shades; complementary schemes Detailed guidance on the dyeing processes, including equipment, shades, colour families, over-dyeing and pre-treatment of fabric,

Paperback:128 pages

Dimensions: 276 x 216 mm

ISBN-13:9781906388348

Note: books are VAT exempt

SKU BKS71
Weight 0.7770
Quantity : Pack Single
Books & DVDs : Subject General
Books & DVDs : Medium Textiles
Books & DVDs : Author/Artist Ruth Issett

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