This comprehensive and award-winning handbook covers the fundamentals of dyeing cotton, rayon, linen and silk with the MX fiber-reactive dyes and textile paints.  Many of the techniques are appropriate for dyeing yarn, ribbon, paper, basket reed, and even wood. 

•Informative troubleshooting information at the end of each section.  

•Explanations of how to use, what they do, and why you need the different products. 

•Mix colors to your hearts content and get close to the color you want by using the Color-mixing chart on page 45.  We've heard it really does work well and easily reproduces the colors in the book.

Flexibility and versatility are the two best words to describe the MX dyes.  This book includes 16 different patterning techniques.  It is truly a foundation book, that anyone working with dyes should not be without.

Retail Price $34.95
164 pages
Full color
Published 2003
ISBN: 0-9728252-07
First published by Martingale & Company

The Independent Publisher Book Awards are conducted annually to honor and recognize the year's best independently published titles. Conceived as a broad-based, unaffiliated awards program open to all members of the independent publishing industry, the IPPY Awards reward those who exhibit the courage, innovation, and creativity to bring about change in the world of publishing. Dyes & Paints is the winner of the 1999 Independent Publishers book award for the best "How-To Book".

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