Botanical Dyes: Plant-to-Print Techniques and Tips (By Hand)
A techniques book that will teach you how to turn plants into natural dyes and inks for textiles, clothing and paper
Botanical Dyes features recipes and top tips on everything you need to know to make your own natural dyes.
The process of turning plants into print can help you reconnect with nature, find a creative outlet and develop a mindful sense of presence. It also promotes an awareness of sustainable practices and how to reduce our impact on the planet.
Extracting from and updating her book Botanical Inks, Babs talks the home crafter through everything from foraging for dyes, making mordants, creating an array of colours and then putting your new knowledge to the test through a collection of simple projects.
With more than 15 dye recipes, clear step-by-step instructions, troubleshooting tips and explanations of what works and why, Botanical Dyes is the accessible handbook that modern makers everywhere have been waiting for.