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Indigo: Cultivate, dye, create

Book Specification

Binding Hardcover
Language English
Number Of Pages 144
Author Douglas Luhanko
Publisher Pavilion Books
Isbn-10 1911595628
Isbn-13 9781911595625
Dimension 17.78*0.0*25.1

Indigo: Cultivate, dye, create

Douglas Luhanko's Indigo: Cultivate, dye, create

Discover indigo; one of the most mystical yet widely used plants in the world. With inspirational images and luxurious presentation and binding, this book shows you how to grow, extract and dye with indigo, from plant to pigments. From cowboys' denim to the Jeans in your wardrobe, its enduring popularity survives to this day. In this practical and inspirational handbook, learn how to use this powerful pigment to breathe life into your clothes and craft projects. This book contains all the information you need to grow, extract and use natural or synthetic indigo, alongside a wealth of dying recipes with other plants and gorgeous textile ideas. In the first chapter, learn how to grow indigo yourself, whether you have a windowsill or a full garden. No matter where you live, the authors provide Gardening Tips for the best species of indigo for your area. From there, a variety of different dyeing techniques are explained to achieve your desired results. Covering everything from warm or cold dyeing with indigo, fructose, hydrosulfite and fermented vats, and dyeing with other colour pigments, you can create multi-coloured projects that are bound to astound. A chapter explaining the Science behind the dye also takes you through any troubleshooting problems to help you experiment further. Finally, the projects section includes guides on how to use your dyed textiles to create intricate moyo-sashi and hitome-sashi embroidery, patchwork quilts or resist-dyed patterns. Weave using traditional ikat or boro techniques and dye beautiful honeycomb, storm and geometric patterns. Take your ideas to the next level with this potent dye. From plant to pigment, Indigo will encourage both beginners and experienced dyers to cultivate, dye and create with a wide range of innovative and exciting recipes and unique projects.
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How long would it take for you to read Indigo: Cultivate, dye, create

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Reading Style Time To Finish The Book
Slow 28 hours
Average 14 hours
Good 9 hours
Excellent 4 hours
So if you are a Reader belonging in the Good category, and you read it daily for 1 hour, it will take you 9 days.
Note: A slow reader usually reads 100 words per minute, an average reader 200 words per minute, an average reader 300 words per minute and an excellent leader reads about 600-1000 words per minute, however the comprehension may vary.

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