Wild Colour A Handbook of Vegetable and Lichen Dye Recipes by Robert Murray-Smith
Approx. 20,090 words.
Published on February 5, 2013.
Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals. The majority of natural dyes are vegetable dyes from plant sources –roots, berries, bark, leaves, and wood — and other organic sources such as fungi and lichens. This book is all about rediscovering those lost colours and using them to help a create better world, simply because they do not contain harmful chemicals