Salvation through Soy author John Marshall is an expert in the traditional Japanese method of katazome. Because of his dye experience, John is highly sought after for his dyeing advice.
The beauty of the katazome method is the dyeing, painting and expert shading that brings the designs to life. One of the ingredients used to affix pigments to silk cloth is the use of soybean milk which is simple to make and extremely effective. Use your imagination as you learn how to adhere natural pigments to cloth using only the humble soybean and water.
Salvation through Soy provides clear directions on how to make your own soymilk from dried soybeans, how to apply it to cloth and create beautiful designs and effects. Lavishly illustrated and full of hints and tips, it is an important reference in your textile library. Each book comes with an exquisite hand painted natural pigment sample by John Marshall on silk.
We offer lots of great books on natural dyeing for hobbyists to professionals. Books including making inks with Jason Logan of the Toronto Ink Company and ways to learn how to transform foraged wild plants, plants, garden produce, and recycled food into dyes and inks with Botanical Inks.