This is a brand new, hardcover copy, of "Lasting Impressions: A Practical Guide in the Art of Botanical Dyeing" by Sharon Mansfield. Sharon is co-owner of The Tin Thimble and has been working on this book for years. We are so proud to announce it's completion!
I'm offering everyone access to decades of my experimentation, recipe development, plant identification, and finished reference examples of all my work to learn from. I've held nothing back; this 250+ page book will give you everything you need to create beautiful botanically dyed fabrics and clothing with consistent imprints, using only natural and safe methods. Furthermore, I've condensed all of my knowledge into one easy-to-read and follow workbook that you can use again and again as your skill level grows. I hope you are as excited as I am for you to embark on your botanical dyeing journey!
The Reviews are In! Here's What Readers are Saying:
“…The photographs are stunning and so clear for identifying the plants…And, needless to say, the technical information is priceless. I’m inspired to get my pots steaming again! Thank you for all your work ￼in putting this book together it is a reference guide for anyone who wants to venture into botanical dyeing!” - Paula D.
”It is such a wonderful book on so many levels! If you want to learn how to botanical dye in a natural way…or if you want to brush up on the skills you already have…this book is for you!…beautifully laid out, takes the confusion out of the process and steps you through…I treasure this book.”- Linda A.
“This is a masterpiece!!! Absolutely gorgeous! This is the book that will get me into dyeing for sure!” - Gynna C.
“Just received my book and it is more wonderful than I had hoped for! The photographs are spectacular; the organization accentuates our region; and the book’s overall usefulness is seen clearly in the topics you chose. I have a dozen or so dyeing books, but this will be my favorite…” - Ellen F.
For more information, visit Sharon's website directly.
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Do you offer plastic free shipping? Yes! We ship with plastic free and/or 100% recycled packaging whenever possible. Please contact us if you would like to specifically request plastic packaging.
Do you cut yardage into pieces? No. We do NOT cut it into pieces unless you specifically request it. This means if you order more than one yard, you will receive one, long, continuous piece.
What shipping carrier do you use? We ship via the USPS. We are always happy to combine shipping when possible, and will refund shipping overages.
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Sharon’s book on eco print is the best of its kind I’ve come across. Specific to the art and science of eco leaf printing, her book provides detailed instructions on every facet of the process. Leaf types, mordant “recipes”, equipment list, resources and more are logically presented. The photography is unparalleled and illustrates clearly all the steps to produce your own masterpieces. This book is a treasure trove.