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Natural Color By Sasha Duerr

Natural Color by Sasha Duerr

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A heavily photographed guide to making natural plant dyes and using these dyes to create clothing and home decor, with over two dozen projects and ideas for every season, detailed instructions on dye methods and botanical information about the plants used. Natural Color focuses on achievable projects throughout the seasons.

Natural Color Summary

Natural Color: Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for Your Home and Wardrobe by Sasha Duerr

A heavily photographed guide to making natural plant dyes and using these dyes to create clothing and home decor, with over two dozen projects and ideas for every season, detailed instructions on dye methods and botanical information about the plants used. Natural Color shows how to create vibrantly hued pillows, napkins, clothing and accessories using centuries old techniques of dyeing. Natural Color focuses on achievable projects throughout the seasons.

Natural Color Reviews

As seen in Sunset Magazine, Sweet Paul, Well + Good, Pacific Horticulture, Sacramento Street, and many more!

She is at the forefront of the slow fashion movement.
-Publishers Weekly

Sasha Duerr teaches us to look to nature for inspiration, using botanicals to create subtle, painterly hues. Her ecologically sound approach is both ancient and modern and thoroughly in tune with the times--all photographed to beautifully capture the subtlety of her work.
-Julie Carlson, Remodelista editor in chief

A rich resource of indoor, plant-based DIYs
-Garden Collage

One of the prettiest books to land on our desks
-The Chalkboard

Discover the wonderful world of natural dye.
-Atlas Magazine

Sasha Duerr's book is all about the kind of awareness we need - not only for making better choices, but also for tuning into the cycle and offerings of nature. As Duerr points out, nature is the ultimate instructor, an invaluable source of color, inspiration and innovation for all creative endeavors.
-Santa Cruz Sentinel

Sasha makes a seemingly complicated process appear less daunting. Her beautifully illustrated book is filled with easy-to-follow recipes and ingredients that we all have on hand, in our gardens, or compost piles!
-Bea Johnson, author of Zero Waste Home

In Natural Color, Sasha shares her extraordinary gift for seeing color in nature. Through accessible projects and seasonal plant dying recipes, Sasha brings beautiful color to our lives and deepens our connection with nature.
-Molly de Vries, owner of textile company, Ambatalia

Duerr is knowledgeable and thorough, and fiber artists with an interest in incorporating natural dyeing into their work will find the information they need to get started, as well as insight into the dyeing process.
-Library Journal

About Sasha Duerr

Sasha Duerr is an artist and designer who works with organic dyes and the creative reuse of materials. She is a professor at the California College of the Arts with a joint appointment in textiles and fine arts. Duerr's work has been featured in the New York Times and The Huffington Post.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

1 LIVING COLOR: AN INTRODUCTION
11 THE PRACTICE OF PLANT DYEING

43 SPRING
52 CREATING COLOR THROUGH FOOD

79 SUMMER
90 THE ANCIENT PRIMARY COLORS: MADDER, WELD, AND INDIGO
122 THE SPECTRUM OF NATURAL COLOR

131 FALL
150 NATURAL COLOR FROM PERSIMMON
169 THE ART OF MEDICINAL DYEING

175 WINTER
202 WEEDING YOUR WARDROBE

209 WORKBOOK
211 MORDANTS AND MODIFIERS
235 TECHNIQUES

Additional information

GOR010931610
9781607749363
160774936X
Natural Color: Vibrant Plant Dye Projects for Your Home and Wardrobe by Sasha Duerr
Used - Like New
Hardback
Watson-Guptill Publications
20160823
272
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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