Tie Dye!: The How-To Book

Tie Dye!: The How-To Book

by Virginia Gleser


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Learn the secrets of tie-dyeing and create your own beautiful fabrics. Tie-dyeing is an ancient art form that was highly developed in the Africa and Asia over a thousand years ago. This user-friendly book will show you how to create seven unique and beautiful designs. Clear simple step-by-step instructions including photos of each stage of the tying and dyeing will guide you through the process. Full color photos show the stunning results. Includes a source listing for permanent, high quality dyes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570670718
Publisher: Harmony Enterprises
Publication date: 09/11/2017
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 98
Product dimensions: 6.03(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Virginia Gleser was born in Japan and grew up in Korea with her parents who were medical missionaries. Her grandmother was an artist and Virginia always enjoyed the time spent painting with her. While working for the non-profit organization called Plenty in Miami, Fla., she started her tie-dye business, honing her skills and developing original designs. In 1984 after her family had moved to Modesto, Ca., she and her husband, Robert opened Harmony Enterprises. Traveling to arts and crafts shows throughout the West, they were able to support their large family (8 kids) and help pay for college tuition for 16 years. They sold the business to their eldest son, Brian in 2003, who continues the family legacy of high quality tie-dye designs. They now spend six months of each year, cruising on their sailboat, Harmony in Mexico. Their travels have taken them as far as Central America and Ecuador. The other half of the year they are in California spending time with their adult children and six grandchildren.

Table of Contents

A How-to Tie-Dye Book describing in easy, understandable steps how to make a beautiful piece of artwear. Included is the history of the ancient art form from Africa to Asia to the 1960's counter-culture movement, to today's popular fashions. Includes sources for dyes.

About the Author


Tie-Dye, Back by Popular Demand

What is Tie-Dye

History of Tie-Dye

Itchiku, Tie-Dye Master

General Information about TIe-Dyeing

Tie-Dyeing Supplies

Designs to Try


Sources for Dyes


Customer Reviews