Lichen Dyes: The New Source Book
Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 2001 - Crafts & Hobbies - 82 pages
Lichens are curious plants, composed of fungi and algae that often resemble splotches of paint peeling from rocks or wood. They have been used to create brilliant, versatile dyes for over 4,000 years. In this comprehensive guide based on 25 years of meticulous research, noted textile designer and lichen expert Karen Casselman explains how to create and use dyes derived from these unusual plants.
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Ancient Dyes for Modern Weavers . Watson - Guptill , New York . Wickens , H. 1990. Natural Dyes . Batsford , London . ( Brief but accurate lichen dye recipes . ) Windt , H. n.d. Lichen dyes . Privately printed .
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An Ethical Approach
Bronze and Iron Age Lichen
Domestic Lichen Dyes
Safe Lichen Dye Methods
Eco Dyes and Alternative
Lichens as Mordants 40 How to Learn Lichen
How to Adjust AM Dye Bath
Code of Ethics 47 General Index