The Art And Craft Of Natural Dyeing

Author: J. N. Liles
Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 9780870496707
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In The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing, J.N. Liles consolidates the lore of the older dyers with his own first-hand experience to produce both a history of natural dyes and a practical manual for using pre-synthetic era processes on all the ...


Author: Kumiko Murashima
Publisher: Lark Books (NC)
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Decorative Art in Indonesian Textiles. Amsterdam: C.PJ. van der Peet, 1964.
Leggett, William Ferguson. Ancient and Medieval Dyes. Brooklyn: Chemical Pub.
Co., 1944. Lesch, Alma. Vegetable Dyeing: 151 Color Recipes for Dyeing Yarns
and Fabrics with Natural Materials. New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1970.
Liles, J. N. The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing: Traditional Recipes for Modern
Use. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1990. Maile, Anne. Tie and
Dye as ...

Natural History Book Reviews

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The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing (1990) by James Liles (8) is subtitled
Traditional Recipes for Modern Use. Dye plants recommended especially are
madder, Coreopsis tinctoria (orange), Solidago species (yellow), indigo, and
Madura pomifera (brown). Amateur dyers like experimenting, and obtain results
from a wide variety of natural dyes. It seems however that they are unlikely to
improve upon the traditional dye plants, and the most satisfactory procedure is to
keep stocks to hand ...

The Journal For Weavers Spinners Dyers

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The author also covers the preparation of fibres and the use of alum, chrome,
copper, iron and tin mordants. In addition, a brief section entitled 'Hedgerow dyes'
is included. This book has much to recommend it and my main reservations
concern the mordanting chapters, where many of the recipes require toxic
chemical ingredients which today's more environmentally- aware and safety-
conscious dyers, especially those working at home, may prefer to avoid. Although
general health ...


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Linda Knutson, Synthetic Dyes for Natural Fibers (Seattle: Madrona, 1982), 17-18
; J.N. Liles, The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing: Traditional Recipes for Modern
Use (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1990), 3-4. 2. Joyce Storey, The
Thames and Hudson Manual of Dyes and Fabrics (London: Thames and Hudson
, 1979), 75-85; Knutson, Synthetic Dyes, 17-18, 20, 28-62; Liles, The Art and Craft
, 4 . 3. The reader will understand that this presents certain difficulties for

Dyes From Nature

Author: Rita Buchanan
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... Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing: Traditional Recipes for Modern Use will be
published by the University of Tennessee Press in late 1 990 dye the material for
at least some of the uniforms, using methods to the best of my knowledge
comparable to British dye- houses of the period. Research dictated madder-red
wool breeches, waistcoat and regimental coat for Privates and Corporals, with "
Popinger green" cuffs and facings on the coat. "Popinger green" was determined
to be popinjay ...

The Southern Quarterly

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Kukla, Jon. "Rebels and Governors: Reflections on a Stained-Glass Window."
Virginia Cavalcade 27 (Winter 1977): 124-27. An historical explication of
Nathaniel Bacon, Jr., the individual portrayed in the stained-glass window. Law,
Rachel Nash, and Cynthia W. Taylor. Appalachian White OakBasketmaking:
Handing Down the Basket. Knoxville: Uof Tennessee P, 1990. Liles, J. N. The Art
and Craft of Natural Dyeing: Traditional Recipes for Modern Use. Knoxville: U of
Tennessee P, ...

The Complete Guide To Natural Dyeing

Author: Eva Lambert
Publisher: Interweave
ISBN: 9781596681811
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Exploring natural and foolproof dyeing techniques--to coincide with the high demand for organic and rustic approaches to fiber arts--this colorful guide expertly utilizes the many modern and traditional methods intrinsic to creating ...