Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing

Eco-friendly Raw Materials, Technologies, and Processing Methods

Author: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9812870652

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 355

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This book covers the elements involved in achieving sustainability in the textiles and clothing sector. The chapters covered in different volumes of this series title aim to cover all the distinctive areas earmarked for achieving sustainable development in the textile and clothing industry. This first volume is dedicated to the initial phases of life cycle, i.e. raw materials and manufacturing phases of textile products. This book aims to cover the sustainable raw materials, technologies and processing methods to achieve sustainable textile products. There are plenty of raw materials available today to cater the needs of sustainable textiles and apparels including organic materials, recycled and biodegradable raw materials for textile applications. Similarly, many innovative methods to process textile materials to achieve sustainability in the supply chain along with various processing technologies to manufacture textile products sustainably. This first volume covers the titles of these areas in a comprehensive way.
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The Textile Artist's Studio Handbook

Learn Traditional and Contemporary Techniques for Working with Fiber, Including Weaving, Knitting, Dyeing, Painting, and More

Author: Visnja Popovic,Owyn Ruck

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1592537774

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

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Explore the world of textile arts, one thread at a time. Expand your repertoire of textile crafting and design techniques. Shows the foundations of design and fabrication, includes a glossary of materials, and classic techniques that include weaving, dyeing, painting, and more.
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Textiles and Clothing Sustainability

Sustainable Textile Chemical Processes

Author: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811021856

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 131

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This book highlights the challenges in sustainable wet processing of textiles, natural dyes, enzymatic textiles and sustainable textile finishes. Textile industry is known for its chemical processing issues and many NGO’s are behind the textile sector to streamline its chemical processing, which is the black face of clothing and fashion sector. Sustainable textile chemical processes are crucial for attaining sustainability in the clothing sector. Seven comprehensive chapters are aimed to highlight these issues in the book.
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Llewellyn's 2017 Herbal Almanac

Herbs for Growing & Gathering, Cooking & Crafts, Health & Beauty, History, Myth & Lore

Author: Natalie Zaman,Jill Henderson,Charlie Rainbow Wolf,Melanie Marquis,James Kambos,Lupa,Susan Pesznecker,Doreen Shababy,Alice DeVille,JD Hortwort,Anne Sala,Magenta Griffith,Dallas Jennifer Cobb,Sally Cragin,Deborah Castellano,Diana Rajchel,Suzanne Ress,Linda Raedisch,Autumn Damiana,Monica Crosson,Thea Fiore-Bloom,Tiffany Lazic,Elizabeth Barrette,Estha K. V. McNevin,Llewellyn

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738751243

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 312

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An Herbal Infusion of Inspiration and All-Natural Wellness With recipes, crafts, gardening tips, and herbal lore, Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac is now in its 17th year of providing new ideas and perspectives for gardeners and herb lovers. Including recipes for cordials and infusions, cranberry ketchup, natural dyes, marzipan, salads, and more, this year's almanac will enrich your cooking and crafting with ingredients you've grown yourself. Dozens of articles also include health and beauty tips, natural pest control, and the ancient history of herbs. With hands-on projects and advice, this year's edition features articles on sage, poppies, nightshades, almonds, turmeric and saffron, useful weeds, raffia, and much more. Square-foot gardening for vegetables, herbs, and fruits in a small, low-cost, low-care garden Herb and spice substitutes—easy alternatives to more expensive sources Creating an herbal insectary and working with beneficial insects that act as natural pesticides Plant therapy—low-stress techniques to improve your mental state The history and lore of herb names Herbs for teens to transition smoothly into adulthood Simple recipes for bath and body products
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A Weaver's Garden

Growing Plants for Natural Dyes and Fibers

Author: Rita Buchanan

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486407128

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 228

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Valuable hints from a veteran botanist and weaver on dyeing fibers and fabrics, what soap plants to use for cleaning textiles, advice on fragrant plants to scent and protect fabrics, plant materials to use as tools, suggestions for planning and creating a garden featuring cotton, flax, indigo, and much more. Includes an abundance of illustrations.
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Piecework

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fancy work

Page: N.A

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The Northwest Gardeners' Resource Directory

Author: Stephanie Feeney

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780963985347

Category: Gardening

Page: 352

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Stephanie Feeney has combed the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia to find the fabulous resources that make the area a horticultural paradise. This guide makes it a snap to find over 350 nurseries of all sizes, over 200 mail-order sources for gardening items, over 300 e-mail and Internet Web sites of interest to gardeners, over 200 clubs and organizations, publications, and other sources.
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Stern's Introductory Plant Biology

Author: James Bidlack,Shelley Jansky

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math

ISBN: 9780073040523

Category: Science

Page: 640

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This introductory text assumes little prior scientific knowledge on the part of the student. It includes sufficient information for some shorter introductory botany courses open to both majors and nonmajors, and is arranged so that certain sections can be omitted without disrupting the overall continuity of the course. Stern emphasizes current interests while presenting basic botanical principles.
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When technology fails

a manual for self-reliance & planetary survival

Author: Matthew Stein

Publisher: Clear Light Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 405

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Offers advice for coping with disruptions in everyday life during emergency situations, covering emergency preparedness, first aid, renewable energy, alternative healing, and low-tech methods for securing basic provisions.
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Herbal treasures

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Author: Phyllis Shaudys

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ISBN: N.A

Category: Cooking

Page: 312

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Explores the world of herbs for gardeners, cooks, and craftspeople, sharing a vast array of creative projects, as well as extensive reference materials
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The Dyer's Garden

Author: Rita Buchanan

Publisher: Interweave

ISBN: 9781883010072

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

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Touching on the history and nature of dye plants, this comprehensive guide walks readers through a garden season from design to planting to harvesting for the dyepot, discussing 18 dye plants in detail.
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ISBN: N.A

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The Americana

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