Colours From Nature – A Natural Dyer’s Handbook, 2nd revised edition.
100 colour pages, paperback, ring bound.
Written and self-published by Jenny Dean.
Colours from Nature describes in full detail how to prepare and use natural dyes on a variety of fibres to produce a wide range of colours, following safe and environmentally-friendly methods.
The comprehensive recipe section gives instructions for over 100 colours, using both traditional dyes such as indigo, cochineal, madder and weld, and dyes from more common plants such as blackberry, rhubarb and walnut.
Jenny Dean has been working with natural dyes for four decades. She lectures on natural dyeing and has written widely on the subject. Her books include Wild Colour and A Heritage of Colour.
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