About This Item
If you're fascinated by color and the nuances it can bring to your hooked rugs or other fiber crafts, join Maryanne on a journey through the color wheel. From the basics through advanced dyeing techniques, you will learn from one of the best.
Dye equipment and safety
How to dye the basic colors and their complements
Jar dyeing, scrunch dyeing, gradation dyeing, and more
Dyeing for backgrounds
Adjusting formulas to match colors
One of the most challenging aspects of rug hooking is dyeing wool to achieve just the colors you need. It?s one of the most crucial parts of making the finished product look fantastic or just so-so. Maryanne Lincoln?s Comprehensive Dyeing Guide explains different types of dyeing and provides wonderful dye recipes that make the process simple and easy.
Colorist Maryanne Lincoln began writing ?Recipes From the Dye Kitchen? as a regular department for Rug Hooking magazine in January 1994. During the next 10 years she provided a comprehensive lesson for every issue, giving valuable tips, instructions, and countless formulas to thousands of readers. All 50 of Maryanne?s lessons are offered here in this reissue of a classic. Novice as well as experienced dyers will love Maryanne Lincoln?s Comprehensive Dyeing Guide for its easy-to-follow format.
Study dozens of beautiful images to see how the use of different colors can change the final outcome. Learn about different methods of dyeing, basic and complementary colors, plus a myriad of dyeing formulas.
Complete with how-to instructions and easy-to-follow directions on every aspect of dyeing, Maryanne Lincoln?s Comprehensive Dyeing Guide includes:
- Ten years of in-depth dyeing articles from Rug Hooking magazine
- How to dye the basics?primary colors and complements
- Formulas for gradation dyeing, backgrounds, colors from nature, and more
- Detailed step-by-step instructions on various methods of dyeing
About the Author
Maryanne Lincoln began hooking rugs and dyeing her exquisite wool in 1964. Soon she was known as an expert colorist and a leading authority on color and dyeing. Associated with the McGown Teachers Workshop for years, she taught at camps and workshops around the country. She served on the Rug Hooking magazine editorial board and wrote a regular column, "Recipes from the Dye Kitchen," for ten years. She passed away in 2013, but her devoted followers are pleased that her legacy and recipes live on in her comprehensive body of work.