Episode Three

Commemoration Through Cloth

with Rosalind Wyatt

Intrigued by the power of language, Rosalind Wyatt is a British artist who loves words. Her practice combines text and textile, abstract mark making, large brush calligraphy, and her own specialised technique of ‘writing with a needle.’

This episode explores Rosalind’s stitch commissions: from a handstitched handkerchief celebrating a wedding anniversary, to an Edwardian bodice for heritage brand Fortnum & Mason.

Episode Three

Commemoration Through Cloth

with Rosalind Wyatt

Intrigued by the power of language, Rosalind Wyatt is a British artist who loves words. Her practice combines text and textile, abstract mark making, large brush calligraphy, and her own specialised technique of ‘writing with a needle.’

This episode explores Rosalind’s stitch commissions: from a handstitched handkerchief celebrating a wedding anniversary, to an Edwardian bodice for heritage brand Fortnum & Mason.

“The feel of old cloth is so alluring, so beautiful. It’s a whole other vista for play and discovery.”

Rosalind Wyatt, Textile Artist

Our Guest

Rosalind Wyatt

Rosalind Wyatt is studio-based textile and calligraphy artist in London. She has developed her own technique of ‘writing with a needle’ combining text and textile where she hand stitches, by sight, the handwriting of an individual onto a garment. Rosalind works across the worlds of film and fashion, design, and art. Recent projects include couture hand embroidered garments for Burberry UK and stitched lab coats for The Institute of Cancer Research. Her work is shown in galleries and museums around the world.

Film: Canyon James. Sound: The Boy in the Corner © Woven Spaces 2023

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