These are the books from our library that relate to dyeing of all kinds. Descriptions will be added gradually. Members can browse and borrow whenever we have a Guild meeting at Strathpeffer Community Centre. To borrow at any other time, please contact us via this website.

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    A Dyer's Garden

    Well illustrated little book by Rita Buchanan, showing the range of colours which can be obtained from a variety of common garden and wild plants.

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    The Ashford Book of Dyeing

    A wide ranging book, containing quite a lot of technical information on dyeing with natural and chemical dyes, and including protein, cellulose and synthetic fibres. By Ann Miller.

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    Magic Dyeing Made Easy

    Subtitled: No mess – no fuss – just great colours. By Helen Deighan

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    The Uses of Vegetable Dyes

    By Violetta Thurstan

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    Natural Dyes

    By Gwen Fereday

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    Chambers Journal February 1948

    One of the books left to the Guild by Rose McLennan, a spinner, weaver and dyer who died in 2011 at the age of 103. She has noted on the front of the journal: Tebetan veg. dyes (method for indigo)

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    Lichens for Vegetable Dyeing

    By Eileen Bolton

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    Natural Dyes and Home Dyeing

    Subtitled: A practical guide with over 150 recipes. By Rita J Adrosko

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    Vegetable Dyes

    Subtitled: A book of recipes and information useful to the dyer.

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    The Woolcraft Book

    Information on spinning, dyeing and weaving