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Colorways Fall 2011 focuses on the use and dyes of indigo. Whether you spin, weave, knit, crochet, or are any sort of fiber artist, you will love the colors that this eMag explores.
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Color has a fascinating and resonant allure that captivates craftspeople in every textile medium. Producing beautiful, inspiring, and successful color within any piece requires training and resources, and many fiber artists wish for more experience and confidence in their color choices. Colorways, the interactive eMag, gives you the tools to experiment with, practice, and ultimately master using color in your work.
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Combing the excitement of discovery with the satisfaction of practice, Colorways lets you:
*Learn new skills for dyeing and applying color
*Explore ethnic color traditions from around the world
*Meet extraordinary teachers and fiber artists
The latest issue of Colorways offers an extensive exploration of the ancient and universal use of indigo, the only reliable natural blue dye.
It includes a video of indigo dyeing in China, an in-depth story on the Japanese method of producing blues, and a world map showing the many cultures, traditions, and plant species involved with this tradition.
There is more fun to be found in this issue of Colorways. Get a fun and wide-ranging look at all the colors that can be derived from grocery-store produce and spices (and fits within anyone’s budget).
Discover the mysterious colors that can be produced from forest lichens.
Find a video tutorial on blending a rainbow from dyed fiber. Learn to overdye an unloved project for a beautiful result. Plus, an interactive color planning tool based on the classic color wheel will have you creating and using color like a professional in no time.
Colorways provides techniques, tools, and insights into the magical world of color. Its approach is both global and practical. It offers traditional as well contemporary techniques from around the world that you can experience through:
*3 step-by-step dyeing tutorials, plus 1 knitting pattern (all as downloadable PDFs),
*7 slide shows,
*10 in-depth articles.
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