A Handbook of Indigo Dyeing by Vivien Prideaux

A Handbook of Indigo Dyeing by Vivien Prideaux

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Dyeing with indigo has to be one of the most exciting and magical ways to create blue. Every time it is still magical. Vivien Prideaux presents a stimulating and inspirational guide in which she shows how an amazing range rich and subtle blues can be created using indigo dye.

Beautiful pictures of wonderful dyed fabrics used in a variety of designs accompany detailed advice on the materials required, preparing the fabric and the dyeing methods. Using Shibori techniques - folding, pleating, clamping, stitching and pole wrapping, the author illustrates all the different stages, using clear step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow text. A stunning sequence of inspirational projects have been specially chosen to develop skills and build confidence, with instructions on how to make a tea cosy, a jacket, a silk scarf and more.