Journeys in Natural Dyeing

Techniques for Creating Color at Home


An international exploration of natural dyeing, aimed at teaching readers the beautiful, traditional techniques.


ISBN: 9781419747076 Category:

Kristine Vejar, Adrienne Rodriguez


Similar to food and the act of sharing meals, our relationship to textiles—both creating them and using them—is a core tenet of our human experience. As with cooking, making textiles enables learning, shared experiences, conversations, and relationships. The timehonored traditions explored in this book have deep connections to the cultures from which they stem, and Vejar and Rodriguez present these techniques both to educate and inspire. Natural Dyeing: The Boundless Possibility of Color is an indepth guide to a wealth of information. Through their exploration of worldwide dyeing practices, the book compares and contrasts how people create color—in a multitude of shades, tones, and varietals—within different contexts, showcasing that the art of creating color is filled with endless possibility. The book will feature a number of new dyeing techniques along with detailed recipes and projects to replicate at home.

Additional information

Weight 1045 g
Dimensions 21.2 x 26.1 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 13 October 2020
Number of pages 240
Format Hardback
Dimensions 21.2 x 26.1 cm
Weight 1045 g


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Kristine Vejar and Adrienne Rodriguez own A Verb for Keeping Warm in Oakland, California, a retail textile store and natural dyeing studio. Vejar is the author of The Modern Natural Dyer (Abrams, 2015).