Step-by-step sequences explain techniques for collecting and preparing your own dyestuffs, colour matching, and methods both solid and semi-solid dyeing.
Whether you are looking to start from scratch or pick up some new, expert skills, this comprehensive guide will give you everything you need to start getting creative - the natural way.
Using natural dyes to create your own unique fabrics, yarn and fibre is simple and affordable. This book will make you want to start right now.
Eva Lambert, born in Germany, brought up in the US, and now a UK citizen living in Scotland, has lived in Turkey and travelled extensively in North and West Africa studying weaving and dyeing techniques. In 1998, she opened the Shilasdair shop on the Isle of Skye, selling exclusively natural-dyed yarns. She has given talks, workshops and been the subject of various exhibitions of her work in the UK, also doing historical dyeing for the Victoria and Albert Millennium Exhibition. Her work can be seen at www.shilasdair-yarns.co.uk