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woad_HurryJamieson B Hurry (1930). The woad plant and its dye. Oxford Univ. Press.

JN Liles (1990). The Art and Craft of Natural Dyeing: Traditional Recipes for Modern Use. Univ of Tennessee Press.

Jenny Balfour-Paul (2006). Indigo. Archetype Publications.
http://www.archetype.co.uk/

Christina Krupp/Marieke van der Dal (2005). From Woad to Blue. The Complete Anachronist #129.  SCA web site
http://www.sca.org/ca/index.html

John Edmonds (1998). The History of Woad and the medieval Woad vat. John Edmonds Publisher. ISBN: 0953413306 (supplier - Fibrecrafts).

Nancy Foy Cameron (1998). Woad - its history, how to grow it, how it works, how to get colour out of it. Atholl Browse Publications (supplier - Fibrecrafts).

Jill Goodwin (2003).
A Dyer's Manual - 2nd Edition. Ashmans Publications.
http://www.adyersmanual.co.uk/

Jenny Dean (1999). Wild Colour: How to grow, prepare and use natural plant dyes. Mitchell Beazley, London. An excellent book on natural dyes, full of photos of the plants and several colour charts.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Wild-Colour-prepare-natural-plant/dp/1840000848/

Elizabeth Wayland Barber (1995). “Women's Work: The First 20, 000 Years - Women, Cloth and Society in Early Times”. W W Norton
 - fascinating book on the early history of textiles.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Womens-Work-First-Years-Society/dp/0393035069/

Manda Scott, the Boudica series and courses on Dreaming
http://www.mandascott.co.uk/books.htm 


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