Claire Wellesley-Smith is an artist and author. She has an MA in
Visual Arts and specialises in slow textile processes including the
use of natural dyes and hand stitch. She has many years experience
of teaching adults textile-based processes as part of long-term
projects. Her book, Slow Stitch: Mindful and Contemplative Textile
Art was published by Batsford in 2015.
In my teaching I offer ways of exploring process in a relaxed supportive environment. I encourage students to develop their own work through observation and experimentation.