In this comprehensive book, an expert textile arts instructor reveals everything you need to know to make your own fabrics. In Self-Sufficiency: Spinning, Dyeing & Weaving, you will learn 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, jumper, and mitts to put your newly learned skills to the test.
|Publisher||Fox Chapel Publishing|