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Batik Dyeing Books

Silk Painting | Silk Painting Patters | Dyeing and Painting for Quilting | Fabric Painting | Dyeing & Surface Design

Batik: modern concepts and techniques by Noel Dyrenforth
The author shares his years of experiences by graphically detailing the various step-by-step processes of modern and traditional batik. Dyeing is extensively covered with brush, dip, spray and discharge applications. The illustrations in this book are very clearly written and laid out. Historical pieces are noted for their techniques while modern works really show where the art form is progressing. $43.95

The weekend crafter: Batik by Diana Light
Learn batik the easy way as you make 21 bright and colorful projects by following these simplified techniques. Make contemporary items with easily reproducible patterns. Decorate pillows, paint scarves, and spruce up an old couch or even curtains. $22.95

Creative Batik by Rosi Robinson $24.95

Rosi Robinson shows how to create a stunning range of beutiful batik designs, patterns and pictures using a series of innovative step-by-step projects. She explores many different techniques, from making simple marks and drawing with wax, to dipping and painting with dyes, etching, cracking, discharging and more

Art Of Batik: Flowers & Landscapes by Mary Taylor - $22.95

By 'painting' on cotton with melted wax and dyeing the fabric repeatedly with cold-water dyes to build up a wide range of colours, the most beautiful designs can be created, from flowers to sophisticated landscapes as subtle as any painting. Same publisher as our other batik book, Introduction to Batik, this book provides more detail on how to create unique scenarios while still covering the basics.

Introduction to Batik - $13.95
Heather Griffin & Margaret Hone; This book simply illustrates how to create beautiful and original batik designs. It contains ideas for a wall hanging, and a selection of fashion garments including waistcoats, silk and cotton tops, shirts, and scarves.