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Dyes from the Forest and Field

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by emma percy

2017, staple bound booklet

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This zine is a small but informative guide to using wild plants to dye fabric. It includes step-by-step instructions for harvesting plants, extracting color from them, using two different types of mordants to pre-treat your fabric or yarn, and two methods of applying dye to the fiber. It also features six dye tests that I did during my residency at the Adirondack Interpretive Center, with color swatches and original illustrations for each plant.