Botanical Colour at your Fingertips
Learn the relaxing art of botanical dyeing with natural dyer Rebecca Desnos. Connect with nature and open your eyes to the colour potential of plants.
Reading Botanical Colours at your Fingertips you will discover how to:
- produca a wide palette of colours, including pinks from avocados, yellows from pomegranates and coral from eucalyptus leaves.
- extract dye from just about any plant from the kitchen, the garden or the wilderness outside your doorstep.
- use the ancient method of soya milk mordanting to achieve rich and long-lasting colour on plant fibres such as cotton and linen.
- produce reliable colours that withstand washing and exposure to light.