Silk Scarf Printing & Dyeing

Step-by-Step Techniques for 50 Silk Scarves


Book Description

Techniques, tips, and inspiration for coloring and printing on undyed or solid-color silk scarves.

  • Information on how different dyes react with different kinds of silk, how to blend dyes to get unique colors and patterns, different dyeing and printing methods, and how to compose eye-catching designs
  • Step-by-step instructions for 50 different silk scarf projects in a wide range of colorways, styles, and difficulty levels
  • Special focus is put on using found objects and everyday household items to create your own unique "recycled prints"

  • About the Author

    Melanie Brummer is the author of Contemporary Dyecraft and owner of Slipstream, a company that sells dyes and conducts dyeing workshops. She has been dyeing her own fabric for 20 years, starting out by selling hand-dyed T-shirts and dresses at flea markets and going on to provide custom-dyed fabric to fashion designers including Marianne Fassier, Stoned Cherrie, Sun Goddess, Black Coffee, Marion & Lindie, JJ Schoeman, and David Tlale. She lives in South Africa.

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