Published June 1, 2005
by Timber Press, Incorporated .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||340|
Which leads me to one of my quibbles with this book: it concentrates on the Eastern and Mid-West portions of the United States, and leaves out many dye plants common to the western states. Artimesia californica (California Sagebrush), all the Quercus species (California oaks) - these are the most notable for my area/5(8). 42 rows Native North American Plants Used for Dyes. European settlers in North America . Get this from a library! Dyes from American native plants: a practical guide. [Lynne Richards; Ronald J Tyrl] -- "The dyeing of textiles and other materials is a rewarding and delightful way to bring the colors of nature to daily living. In our technological . Dyes from American Native Plants: A Practical Guide by Lynne Richards () [Lynne Richards;Ronald J. Tyrl] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dyes from American Native Plants: A Practical Guide by Lynne Richards ()/5(9).
The book is organized seasonally; as an added bonus, each section contains a knitting project using wools colored with dyes from plants harvested during that time of the year. With breathtaking color photographs by Paige Green throughout, Gathering Color is an essential guide to this growing field, for crafters and DIYers; for ecologists and /5(78). Dyes from American Native Plants: A Practical Guide by Lynne Richards () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(9). This book contains extensive color charts based on the plant, the part of the plant used, and the mordant used. An excellent, possibly essential reference book for natural dyers. If you are not interested in dyeing, it might not be the book for you. It is exclusive to (Northern) American plants. Dyes from native plants offer a special source of satisfaction and beauty. In this fascinating book, the authors have compiled extensive information to bring the techniques, plants, and lore of natural dyeing within every reader's reach. Chapters include discussions of color theory, dye equipment, dye processes, mordants, and easy-to-follow /5(8).
Dyes from American Native Plants: A Practical Guide by Lynne Richards, Ronald J. Tyrl Hardcover Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description The dyeing of textiles and other materials is a rewarding and delightful way to bring the colors of nature to daily : Native Dye Plants of the United States By Kathy J. Ogg The first to use native dye plants in the United States were the Native Americans. Their culture was totally dependent on what the land produced. This is reflected in the wealth of information Native Americans possessed about useful plants, from medicinal to ceremonial and dye plants. should be able to iterate the cultural traditions of Native Americans and settlers with regard to the use of natural dyes, and remark on the changes that took place after technology offered synthetic dyes and pre-dyed cloth for sale or trade, and whether this had any impact on the disappearance of prairie, forest, and dye-source plants. We certainly aren't experts on dyes made from native plants but we can perhaps help you become one. First, if you haven't seen or don't have a copy of Dyes from American Native Plants: A Practical Guide by Lynne Richards and Ronald J. Tyrl, you should try to locate a copy. It gives information about native plants that have been used to make.