1. Plant Fibers for Spinning and Stuffing: The History and Uses of Plant Fibers; The Occurrence and Properties of Plant Fibers; Cotton; Flax; Fiber Plants to Know and Grow.|2. Dyes from Plants: A Brief History of Natural Dyeing; Plants as Sources of Pigments; Using Plants to Dye Fibers and Fabrics; Dye Plants to Know and Grow; Indigo.|3. Soap Plants for Cleaning Textiles: Cleaning without Soap; About Soap; Surfactants as Cleaning Agents; Washing Different Fibers and Fabrics; Soap Plants to Know and Grow.|4. Fragrant Plants to Scent and Protect Textiles: Traditional Sachets; Textile Pest Repellents; Harvesting and Drying Fragrant Plants; Fragrant and Insecticidal Plants to Know and grow|5. Plant Materials Used to Make Textile Tools: Spindles and Other Spinning Tools; Reeds and Other Weaving Tools; Teasels for Finishing Woolens; Plants to Know and grow for Use as Tools.|6. Creating a Garden: Planning and Preparation; Getting and Growing Plants.
Includes index, Includes glossary, Color photographs, Line drawings