Fabric dyeing, Indigo and Shibori books

There are many books on fabric dyeing. I’ve listed a few of the titles that I’ve used. This is not an exhaustive list, just a few that I either own or have read and enjoyed.

Fabric to dye for by Frieda Anderson
Fabric to dye for by Frieda Anderson
Modern Color by Kim Eichler-Messmer book cover
Modern Color: an Illustrated guide to dyeing fabric for modern quilts by Kim Eichler-Messmer
Indigo: dye it, make it by Nicola Gouldsmith
Indigo: dye it, make it by Nicola Gouldsmith
Shibori for Textile Artists by Janice Gunner
Shibori for textile artists by Janice Gunner
Color by accident by Ann Johnston
Color by accident by Ann Johnston
Tie Dip Dye by Pepa Martin and Karen Davis
Tie Dip Dye by Pepa Martin and Karen Davis
Handbook of Indigo Dyeing by Vivien Prideaux
Handbook of Indigo Dyeing by Vivien Prideaux
Shibori: the inventive art of Japanese shaped resist dyeing by Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, Mary Kellog Rice and Jane Barton
Shibori: the inventive art of Japanese shaped resist dyeing by Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada, Mary Kellog Rice and Jane Barton

Some of these title are newly published, while others are classics in their field. Perusing these titles is a good place to start if you are interested in the history of dyeing, setting up your own dye workshop or just looking at beautiful textiles.

Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy!