North American dye plants by Anne Bliss

Cover of: North American dye plants | Anne Bliss

Published by Interweave Press in Loveland, Colo .

Written in English

Read online


  • North America.


  • Dye plants -- North America.,
  • Dyes and dyeing, Domestic -- North America.

Edition Notes

Includes indexes.

Book details

StatementAnne Bliss ; illustrated by Robert Bliss.
LC ClassificationsQK98.7.N6 B53 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p. :
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1413786M
ISBN 100934026890
LC Control Number93023105

Download North American dye plants

North American dye plants Paperback – January 1, by Anne Bliss (Author)Cited by: 4. North American Dye Plants is a valuable guide for everyone who enjoys plants and would like to learn more about those best suited for brewing natural than colors, all tested by the author, can be North American dye plants book from the plants covered/5.

North American Dye Plants Paperback – January 1, by Anne Bliss (Author)/5(9). Each plant is then listed alphabetically with 2 pages for each.

You get the common name, botanic name, a general description with other possible uses such as being edible, then the dye applications.

It tells what colors you get when you mix the plant with alum, chrome, copper, tin, iron, and no mordant/5(9). Buy a cheap copy of North American Dye Plants (The Scribner book by Anne Bliss. Handsome line drawings of common, roadside plants are included with tips on how to use them to obtain a range of warm, subtle colors.

Free shipping North American dye plants book $/5(1). The core of the book is an exhaustive reference to the hundreds of colors that can be obtained from commonly encountered North American plant species. The authors include detailed records of the various plant parts needed to produce different colors, cross-referencing each color to the Munsell color system, an internationally accepted standard for describing by: 5.

North American Dye Plants by Anne Bliss,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bliss, Anne. North American dye plants.

Boulder, Colo.: Juniper House, © (OCoLC) Document Type. North American dye plants by Bliss, Anne; Bliss, Robert.

Publication date Topics Dye plants, Dyes and dyeing, Domestic Publisher New York: Scribner Internet Archive Books. internetarchivebookdrive. American Libraries. Uploaded by associate-tara-maharjan on December 9, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: 42 rows  Mountain alder (Alnus incana) This small, riparian tree has been used by many native.

North American Dye Plants more than colors each plant described natural dyes Natural Dyes, Dyes from Plants, Native American Dyes, Navajo book, Arizona Book, Plant Dyes, Native Plants Dandeedion 5 out of 5 Well you're in luck, because here they come.

There are natural dye book for sale on Etsy, and they cost $ on. Written in reference book style, this book was pleasantly detailed. It thoroughly explained and helped build my understanding of the natural dying process. There were also lengthy charts explaining colors that could be gotten from different plants, so I can see this being a great resource even for more advanced dye-ers/5.

Unfortunately, some readers look at the book but don’t study the text closely and assume that, because a particular plant is included, it must therefore be a useful dye plant.

Of course, if one is dyeing for one’s own pleasure and not with the aim of producing items for sale or. Small in stature, but a chubby book at pages, this contains a wealth of info for anyone wanting to use natural dyes. The first 31 pages tells the dying techniques and ideas for foraging and using plants/5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bliss, Anne. North American dye plants. Loveland, Colo.: Interweave Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type. What is nice about this book is that every recipe comes with a sketch of the plant.

Here is bloodroot, one of the traditional East coast North American plants that is supposed to give colors within the red range (hence the name if the plant).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bliss, Anne. North American dye plants. New York: C. Scribner's Sons,© (OCoLC) Document Type. The Boreal Herbal: Wild Food and Medicine Plants of the North by Beverley Gray.

Part plant-identification guide, part food- and medicine-making manual, this book is a treasury of plants that grow throughout the north (and much of the temperate world). Excellent reading for beginners, experienced foragers, and anyone who loves herbs.

Anne Bliss is the author of North American Dye Plants ( avg rating, 8 ratings, 1 review, published ), A Handbook of Dyes from Natural Materials (/5. Book is in Very Good Condition. Text will be unmarked. May show some signs of use or wear.

Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. NORTH AMERICAN DYE PLANTS By Anne Bliss *Excellent Condition*.

Ethnobotany is the study of how people of a particular culture and region make use of indigenous (native) plants. Plants provide food, medicine, shelter, dyes, fibers, oils, resins, gums, soaps, waxes, latex, tannins, and even contribute to the air we breathe.

Many native peoples also use plants in. The Common Madder is a perennial plant that is native to the Old World, Africa, temperate Asia, and America. The dye is extracted from the roots of this plant and render rose madder, which is a red dye pigment. Weld. Weld is a biennial plant originating in the Middle East, North Africa, and Mediterranean areas that eventually spread to Europe.

North American Wildland Plants is the sixth edition of North American Range Plants. This comprehensive reference contains the salient characteristics of the most important wildland plants of North America and will help individuals with limited botanical knowledge as well as natural resource professionals to identify wildland plants.5/5(1).

Native Dye Plants of the United States By Kathy J. Ogg The first to use native dye plants in the United States were the Native Americans. Their culture was totally dependent on what the land produced. This is reflected in the wealth of information Native Americans possessed about useful plants, from medicinal to ceremonial and dye plants.

North American Dye Plants Bliss, Anne Loveland, Colorado Interweave Press, ISBN Anne lives in the Northern Colorado foothills and so her book has a leaning toward the natural materials available in this part of the country. Plant Symbol = TRVI Contributed by: USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center Alternate Names Common spiderwort, dayflower, flower-of-a-day, Job’s tears, snake-grass, spider-lily, trinity, trinity-lily, widow’s-tears Uses Ethnobotanic: The Cherokee and other Native American tribes used Virginia spiderwort for various food and medicinal Size: 73KB.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

OCLC Number: Notes: Published also in Canada,under title: Vegetable dyes. Description: v, 55 pages 19 cm: Responsibility: by Douglas Leechman, PH. This resource from the University of Michigan lists the many plants in North America that Native Americans have used to produce dyes.

Natural dyes come not only from flowering plants, but also fungi and lichens. Dye materials can be gathered at most times of the year: young leaves and flowers in the spring, mature leaves and flowers in the. North American Dye Plants by Anne Bliss (6 times) Lichens for Vegetable Dyeing by Eileen M.

Bolton (5 times) Vegetable Dyeing: Color Recipes for Dyeing Yarns and Fabrics With Natural Materials by Alma Lesch (5 times). This book is my go-to for all things lichen dyed. It is a different angle on natural dyes, since lichens use a different dye method than other natural dyes.

North American Dye Plants by Anne Bliss. This book is perfect for figuring out what native North American plants will give you when used for natural dyes. The book describes trees and plants that provided weaving and dye. materials for North American Indians. The short introductory chapter on. preparation and mordants is followed by dye recipes and instructions for.

use. Those interested in natural dyes will find this a clear, concise resource. Make sure to consult this information-packed and photo-filled North American field guide—arranged by season and region—before you go.

Already a huge success in previous editions, this must-have field guide now features a fresh new cover, as well as nearly color photos and detailed information on more than species of edible plants /5(3). Recommended Reading (compiled from suggestions — send yours in!): Adrosko, Rita J.: Natural Dyes and Home Publications, ISBN Bliss, Anne: North American Dye eave Press, Recommended Reading (compiled from suggestions -- send yours in!): Adrosko, Rita J.: Natural Dyes and Home Dyeing.

Dover Publications, ISBN Bliss, Anne: North American Dye Plants. Interweave Press, ISBN Bolton, Eileen M.: Lichens for Vegetable Dyeing. An extraordinary compilation of the plants used by North American native peoples for medicine, food, fiber, dye, and a host of other things.

Anthropologist Daniel E. Moerman has devoted 25 years to the task of gathering together the accumulated ethnobotanical knowledge on more than plants/5. North American Dye Plants. $, pap. New York, Charles Scribner's This pocketsize guide is based on the author's earlier book on Rocky Mountain plants and covers species of wider distribution.

A short introduction reviews collecting, methods and mordants. The catalog. And while you are exploring the world of natural dyes look through my friend, Chris’ new book, A Garden to Dye For and find out about natural dye plants that you can grow, with intention, in your own garden.

References: Dominique Cardon. Natural Dyes, sources, tradition, technology, and science. (Paris: Archetype Publications), Harald. That first eco print became part of my series of botanical scrolls about North American native plants, a rust and plant-printed artist book about the iconic Canadian sugar maple, Acer saccharum.

The eco printing process in brief. Eco printing is a kind of alchemy, as much art as it is science. Welcome. This digital dye map was inspired by Rebecca Burgess’ book, Harvesting Color and the belief in the concept of Ayurvastra, or healing cloth, which teaches that what you wear against your skin can also be considered medicine as you absorb up to 65% of what is applied to your skin.

The particular plants included in this map are plants that have a history of use both medicinally and as. This is not an exhaustive list of books about dye plants. These are books I have used in my own dye studies as well as when teaching others (in the classroom and in workshops).

Also, please note that some books, especially older titles, contain recipes using chrome as a mordant. I .Edible Wild Plants: A North American Field Guide This is the perfect book for anyone looking to learn about edible wild plants, and its vibrant photos make it easy to identify each plant.

$Creative Spinning, Weaving, & Plant Dyeing. Authors: Beryl Anderson. ISBN: BXR4XW Dye Plants and Dyeing. Authors: John and Margaret Cannon. ISBN: Dye plants and dyeing; a handbook. Authors: Brooklyn Botanic Garden. ISBN: BLYPTOC The Dye-Pot.

Authors: Mary F. Davidson. ISBN: Dyeing in Plastic Bags: No Mess No Fuss.

36609 views Tuesday, November 17, 2020