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  • Publisher: Pavilion
  • Edition: BB Hardback
  • Publication: 07 June 2018
  • ISBN 13/EAN: 9781911595625
  • Stock: 25 in stock
  • Size: 180x250 mm
  • Illustrations: 100
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: £15.99
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Cultivate, dye, create by Douglas Luhanko & Kerstin Neumüller

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Book Description

Discover indigo, one of the world’s most popular plant-based dyes, and use it to enliven your own garments and crafts! 
Explore the gorgeous possibilities of dyeing with indigo with this stunning and practical handbook that takes you through it all: growing the plant; mastering warm or cold dyeing with indigo, fructose, hydrosulfite, and fermented vats; making multicoloured projects; and troubleshooting potential problems. Create intricate moyo-sashi and hitome-sashi embroidery, patchwork quilts, resist-dyed patterns, and more. Both beginners and experienced dyers will feel inspired to work with this wide range of innovative recipes and unique projects.

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About Douglas Luhanko

Douglas Luhanko has a passion for denim and indigo. Both he and Kerstin Neumüller run Second Sunrise, a raw denim menswear boutique in Stockholm. He also manufactures jeans in his own company Blue Highway.

About Kerstin Neumüller

Kerstin Neumüller is a men’s tailor with her heart in handicrafts. She has spent many years studying handicrafts and the history of textiles. Together, she and Douglas Luhanko run the shop Second Sunrise in Stockholm.

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