by Judy Hardman and Sally Pinhey
'Natural Dyes' describes the use of plants that can be grown in the garden or collected from the countryside. It is lavishly illustrated with accurate and detailed botanical watercolours and samples of the colours the plants produce.
- five different garden designs using dye plants
- step-by-step guide to dyeing wool, silk and cotton
- solar dyeing: how to use the sun as the heat source
- how to dye felt in all its forms
Judy Hardman has been spinning, weaving and dyeing yarns for over thirty years, using wool provided by her own flock of Shetland sheep. She regularly runs workshops and gives talks.
Sally Pinhey teaches botanical illustration at Kingston Maurward College, Dorset, and is an RHS medallist and illustrator of specialist horticultural books.
ISBN 978-1-84797-100-5. Published by the Crowood Press. Available from good booksellers, Amazon, or direct from the author at £15.50 per copy in the UK (including p&p).
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Errata: unfortunately a few errors have crept into the printed edition. They are listed on the errata page.
Dye Plant Notelets
A set of eight notelets, each showing a different plant which can be used for dyeing yarn. The reverse of each notelet shows the colours produced by the plant using different mordants.
Illustrations by Sally Pinhey, dyed samples by Judy Hardman
Priced at £5 per set of eight notelets including postage in the UK. Either buy now with PayPal or your credit/debit card using the button below, or for cheque payments or other enquiries email Judy Hardman