All four of the Dye books together cover in detail aspects of natural dyeing not covered by any other book on the market. Colours of the Earth introduces the reader to natural dyeing and using fresh or dried dye stuff, Colour of the Sea and Sky covers every aspect of indigo dyeing from the modern chemical vats to the fermentation vats and dyeing with fresh woad leaves.Colours of the Rainbow with a more in depth look at mordanting than Colours of the Earth also tells the reader how to use extracts of natural dyes to create vibrant multicoloured fibres and fabrics ready for spinning, felting knitting and weaving.
The Fourth Book Colours of the World cover eco dyeing, minimal mordants and no heat as well as the fruit sugar and lime indigo vat.
Books are A4 and comb bound. The covers of heavy duty water colour paper are each hand painted with natural dye inks.
No other natural dyeing book on the market covers such a huge range of natural dyeing!