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  • n. Plural form of dyer.


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  • He came out of the dyers, and the dyers are a certain ethnic group and they are concentrated in certain states, you know, and the guy who would have replaced George had he lived — and he was a very good guy — he died of a heart attack right after '52, a guy by the name of

    Oral History Interview with Scott Hoyman, July 16, 1974. Interview E-0010. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • It occurred to me that “nearly solid” colours in yarn must, until recently, have been regarded as a failure by the dyers.

    Jean's Knitting

  • After some discussion about the importance of red fabric in Western civilization, and the dyes available in Europe, it describes the cochineal dye, native to Mexico, and how it slowly grew to be accepted in Europe -- slowly partly because conquistadors found it needed to be grown with care and therefore was ill-suited to mass production with slave labor, partly because the European dyers were reluctant and suspicious.

    A Perfect Red

  • Printing on textiles with colored dyes to produce the ever-popular calico prints, for instance was even more challenging—requiring thickeners, mordants, and solvents in multiple steps—and often took the dyers weeks to complete.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • He wore a qaba of raw silk in the color Emperor Jahangir had so favored as appropriate for royalty, and it was the deep red of a brilliant sunset captured faithfully by the dyers in the imperial karkhanas.

    Shadow Princess

  • These are potters, dyers, seamstresses, and, especially, recyclers, who turn the trash of modern life into useful products; together these businesses export crafts and manufactured goods as far as Sweden.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • I'm trying to enlist Ravelry dyers to help me identify them.

    Mail Call!

  • So since the organiser in her original mail asked to pass this on to interested parties, for all the dyers and colour people out there, you can find the full CfP as a .pdf behind this link.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • We were without shawls, and the dyers held their hands before their faces so as not to pollute the gaze of a tharos.


  • I sold these delicacies in the little market square next to the street of the fullers, or shared them with the other dyers.



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