Today’s Color: Weld Yellow

I was so shocked when I first dyed with Today’s color: weld yellow.  I had no idea that this eye-dazzling yellow could come from a weedy looking, grassy smelling plant.  All the other yellow dyes I had tried: osage, fustic, pomegranate and myrobalan had been so much more discreet in their yellowness.  Their shades were golden, buff, bronze, buttery and very beautiful, melding perfectly into my palette between the rich earthy reds and gentle teals. Weld, on the other hand, was the extrovert.  The color that had the lampshade on its head.  The color that was standing on the street … Read more