A Comprehensive Classic Guide for Fabric Dyeing Techniques And Recipes
This deluxe reprint Legacy Edition of Paul N. Hasluck's Fabric Dyeing And Making d104ile Coloring Mixtures (previously published as 'Colouring Matters for Dyeing d104iles' in 1906) is full of old-time tips and methods for learning the textile dyeing arts and old-time recipes for making your own colorful dyes and solutions for fabric coloring in the traditional way. Originally published in 1906, this handy little guide touches on every aspect of the textile coloring process and its various methods, including how to make your own solutions for coloring wool, cotton, and other fabrics.
Hasluck describes many essential aspects of fabric dyeing for different families of colors, as well as the effects of solutions on different types of fabrics like wool and cotton. The book specifically describes detailed recipes for developing coloring agents by using base matter of indigo, logwood, natural red and yellows, aniline, quinoline, phenol, azo, antracene, browns, and prussian blue. The book also describes ways that you can conduct your own coloring experiments to see how different solutions affect fabrics. Although the chemistry involved within this text is from the early 1900s, some of the classic skills and materials described within are invaluable to handcrafters, DIY-ers, and traditionalists
This book makes a perfect gift for aspiring or expert textile makers, spinners, home fabric dyers, DIYers, traditional crafters, homesteaders, and handcrafters of all kinds
A part of the Hasluck's Traditional Skills Library: Volume 7
This Doublebit Legacy Edition reprint of Fabric Dyeing And Making d104ile Coloring Mixtures is professionally restored and presented from the original source with the highest degree of fidelity possible. Readers can enjoy this Legacy Edition for generations to come and learn from its timeless knowledge for years to come.
About the Doublebit Press Legacy Edition Reprint Collection
Sometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. But sometimes, remembering the old ways of doing things gives a human component to handcrafts and traditional arts. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery - the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren't forgotten, they've just been shelved. It's time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency
As a part of the Doublebit Press Legacy Edition Reprints Collection, this unabridged Legacy Edition volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and