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Self-Sufficiency: Spinning, Dyeing & Weaving Penny Walsh

Self-Sufficiency: Spinning, Dyeing & Weaving By Penny Walsh

Self-Sufficiency: Spinning, Dyeing & Weaving by Penny Walsh


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In this comprehensive book, an expert textile arts instructor reveals everything readers need to know to spin, dye, and weave their own fabrics.

Self-Sufficiency: Spinning, Dyeing & Weaving Summary

Self-Sufficiency: Spinning, Dyeing & Weaving: Essential Guide for Beginners by Penny Walsh

In this comprehensive book, an expert textile arts instructor reveals everything readers need to know to make their own fabrics. This book explains where different fibers come from, how to grow and harvest your own vegetable fibers, and how to prepare them for spinning. The principles of spindle and spinning wheel spinning are covered, along with home dyeing using natural dyestuffs, and hand weaving with or without a loom. Finally, there are a number of simple projects, such as a rug, shoulder bag, bed cover, and jumper and mitts to put your newly learned skills to the test.

About Penny Walsh

Penny Walsh is the author of Yarn: How to Understand, Design and Use Yarn. A visiting lecturer in textile arts at several colleges in the U.K., Penny teaches and researches traditional techniques of dyeing and spinning, using ecologically sound ingredients and renewable sources. Part of the design group AO Textiles, she has worked on fabrics and yarns for Jean Muir, Pecler's of Paris, Laura Biagiotti, The Royal Opera House, and Aveda Eco Fashion.

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GOR008583940
9781504800389
1504800389
Self-Sufficiency: Spinning, Dyeing & Weaving: Essential Guide for Beginners by Penny Walsh
Used - Very Good
Paperback
IMM Lifestyle Books
2016-04-05
128
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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