Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Links, Books and Blogs

Ok so as promised here are some links...

Directions for dye methods:
http://www.dharmatrading.com/html/eng/529106-AA.shtml
http://www.mendels.com/dye_squeeze.html
http://www.mendels.com/dye_vat.html
ftp://gdead.berkeley.edu/pub/gdead/miscellaneous/how.to.dye
http://www.mendels.com/mxinstructions.html

Supplies online:
http://www.truetiedye.com/freeTraditionsICWS/index.cfm?ID=8E2351A1-B965-441F-87BC3B377E5BA46D
http://www.mendels.com/tiedye.shtml

Books, the first three of these I own and recommend the others I would like to get:
Dyes and Paints A Hands on Guide to Coloring Fabric - Elin Noble
Color By Accident Low Water Immersion Dyeing - Ann Johnston
Dye Painting - Ann Johnston
Shibori - Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada
Color on Cloth - Ruth Issett
Shibori the Art of Fabric Tyeing Folding Pleating and Dyeing - Elfriede Moller
Shibori Creating Color and Texture on Silk - Karren K. Britto

and finally some Blogs that feature good dye info and/or inspiration:
http://fibercopia.wordpress.com/
http://entwinements.com/blog-mt3/
http://shiborigirl.wordpress.com/
http://narablog.com/
http://fabricdyeing101.blogspot.com/
http://origidij.blogspot.com/2008/01/hnad-dyed-silk-and-more-sunset-forest.html
http://fibermania.blogspot.com/2007/09/return-to-sewing-machine-beach-grasses.html

Only the tip of the iceburg, there is a great deal more out there but these will probably be fun to check out!

1 comment:

bohemian girl said...

You have lot of nice dye projects on this blog and I especially appreciate this list of sites with information on dying techniques