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Published by The Author in Ormond Beach, Fla .
Written in English


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Pagination59p.
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15360816M
ISBN 100960181415

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  Frederick H. Gerber, Indigo and the Antiquity of Dyeing (Ormond Beach, Fla.: Gerber, ). Florence Harvey Pettit, America's Indigo Blues: Resist-Printed and Dyed Textiles of the Eighteenth Century (New York: Hastings House, ).   DIY SHIBORI DYEING. ; 6 Comments; I’m sipping coffee at the moment and I can’t seem to contain my excitement in writing this post. I finally tried Shibori dyeing! And I can’t wait to share the details here. Learn how I created beautiful .   Shibori is a Japanese form of dyeing that revolves around different ways of binding and folding fabric to create different patterns, and is most commonly practiced with indigo dye. Indigo dye is breathtaking – it’s amazing that something that comes from a . Indigo is one of the most ancient and revered of all dyestuffs. The three recipes here all tell you how to dissolve Indigo, and how to dye with it. Deeper history and chemistry may be found in any good dye book. Recipe #1 and Recipe #2 are quick, reliable, and very colorfast.