Color By Accident: Low-Water Immersion Dyeing

Color by Accident is designed as a workbook and as a reference manual for the adventuresome. Beginning and experienced dyers will find it to be an inspiring guide for creating one-of-a-kind fabrics not available commercially. It includes five variations on a versatile method and 54 tested recipes. Not required are expensive equipment, dangerous chemicals or specialized studio space. Other books teach how to repeat a method and reproduce colors. This book points the way to exploring new color combinations and to achieving fabric that will be unique and visually complex.

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6.25” x 9”, 96 pages, hard cover over wire-o binding
©1997 Ann Johnston Publisher, Lake Oswego, Oregon USA
ISBN 9656-776-0-5

How is Color By Accident different from other dye books?

  • The approach is spontaneous
  • The small amount of water used makes it a simple process
  • The recipes can be adapted to fit any schedule
  • No salt is required
  • The results are one-of-a-kind