Wild Color, Revised and Updated Edition: The Complete Guide to Making and Using Natural Dyes
This comprehensive book outlines all the necessary equipment, how to select fibers and plant parts, choose the right methods for mordanting and dyeing, test color modifiers and the fastness of dyed colors, and obtain a range of gorgeous colors from every plant, from alter to woad, shown in more than 250 swatches.
UK: Wild Color
The Dyer’s Garden
This comprehensive guide walks readers through a garden season from design to planting to harvesting for the dyepot.
UK: Dyer’s Garden
Eco Colour: Botanical Dyes for Beautiful Textiles
Using dyes of the leaves, roots, and flowers to color your cloth and yarn can be an amazing journey into botanical alchemy. In Eco Colour, artistic dyer and colorist India Flint teaches you how to cull and use this gentle and ecologically sustainable alternative to synthetic dyes.
UK: Eco Colour
UK: Natural Dyes
Harvesting Color: How to Find Plants and Make Natural Dyes
Where to find these dye plants in the wild (and for those that can be grown in your backyard, how to nurture them) and the best time and way to harvest them.
UK: Harvesting Color
The Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes: Personalize Your Craft with Organic Colors from Acorns, Blackberries, Coffee, and Other Everyday Ingredients
This book covers the basics of equipment and safety measures, shares recipes using everything from sour grass to olive leaves, offers instructions for keeping a recipe and swatch book, and lists lots of projects, including tablecloths, scarves, and beads.
UK: Handbook of Natural Plant Dyes
Dyes from American Native Plants: A Practical Guide
The science of color and dyeing, the history of natural dyes, dye equipment and processing, and the colors obtained from 158 native North American plant species
UK: Dyes from American Native Plants
Fungi Dye Books
Let’s try mushrooms for color
The first fungi dye book by Miriam Rice.
UK: Lets Try Mushrooms for Color
Mushrooms for Dyes, Paper, Pigments, Myco Stix
UK: Mushrooms for Dyes, Paper, Pigments
Mushrooms for Color
Fungi dyeing by Miriam Rice.
UK: Mushrooms for Color
The Rainbow Beneath My Feet: A Mushroom Dyer’s Field Guide
UK: Rainbow Beneath my Feet
All That the Rain Promises and More: A Hip Pocket Guide to Western Mushrooms
A hip pocket guide to more than 200 edible and poisonous mushroom species, as well as recipes, stories, and information on uses of various species.
UK: All That the Rain Promises
The Kingdom Fungi: The Biology of Mushrooms, Molds, and Lichens
UK: The Kingdom Fungi
A comprehensive guide to mushrooms in the UK, with over 1200 photographs.
Kindle Dye Books
Homemade Plant Dyes: Recipes and Techniques
Formerly published as: Vegetable Dye: Being a book of Recipes and other information useful to the Dyer
UK: Homemade Plant Dyes
Last Updated on April 13, 2021 by Paivi Suomi