Dyer’s Glossary

Claire Wellesley-Smith is a textile artist, educator and writer based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. She specialises in projects that use local, natural colour, created from home-grown and locally foraged plants. Dyes and stitches on reclaimed cloth are used in slow processes that allow time for the consideration of methods of production and narratives of use. Claire’s book Slow Stitch was published in autumn 2015.   Descriptive and Arcane “The vocabulary of dyeing is by turns practical and evocative, while the etymologies of theRead more