About the Book
The book highlights various techniques of dyeing the fabric along with illustration and coloring with appropriate dye according to the fiber type. The recipes of natural, synthetic dyes are discussed in detail. The Batik style and various printing style have been explained with the aid of picture and color plates. This book finds solutions to all queries of students and professionals in the field of dyeing and printing.
32 Color Plates • General Introduction • Color and Dyestuffs • Fabric Preparatory Process • Theory of Dyeing • Dyeing Auxiliaries • Dyes and Dyeing • Coloring process using Commercial Dyes • Natural Dyes • Tie and Dye • Batik • General Introduction to Printing • Block Printing • Screen Printing • Stencil Printing • Air Brush (Spraying) Painting • Discharge Style Printing • Other Techniques • Printing Auxiliaries • Ageing and Steaming • Printing on Cotton • Printing on Silk Fabric • Printing on Fabrics • Annexure • References • Color Chart of Dyeing
About the Author
Hemalatha Jain is currently working as a Lecturer in Nirmal Niketan College of Home Science Churchgate. She Completed her MSc in Textiles and Clothing Specialisation. She did her masters from Post Graduate Department of Research and Studies SNDT University. She has taught at various institutes such as P.V.Polytechnic Juhu, Post Graduate Department of Research and Studies Juhu, Sasmira, University Institute Chemical Technology (UICT) Matunga, Dr. B.M.N. College of H.Sc Matunga, National Institute Fashion Design, L.J.N.J College of H.Sc Vile parle (E), Nanavati College of H.Sc Vile Parle (W), and Anjuman Islam College of Home Science Andheri, ATDC.