Handbook of Indigo Dyeing by Vivien Prideaux
Vivien Prideaux presents a stimulating and inspirational guide in which she shows how an amazing range rich and subtle colours can be created using indigo dye. Beautiful pictures of wonderful embroidered and quilted designs accompany detailed advice on the materials required, preparing the fabric and the dyeing methods. Using Shibori techniques - folding, pleating, clamping, stitch 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 kimono, a jacket, a silk velvet quilt, a scarf and more.