Eva Lambert was born in Germany, brought up in the United States, and is now a U.K. citizen living in Scotland. She opened the Shilasdair shop on the Isle of Skye in 1998 and sells exclusively natural-dyed yarns. Eva has given talks, workshops, and has been the subject of various exhibitions of her work in the United Kingdom. She has done historical dyeing for the Victoria and Albert Millennium Exhibition.
Tracy Kendall has worked for twenty-five years at Central Saint Martins—London’s most prestigious art school—teaching students from undergraduate through post graduate level how to design and print onto textiles. She has her own internationally successful design studio producing hand silk-screened wallpapers that are exhibited and sold throughout the world. She has previously published a textile dye recipe handbook, The Fabric and Yarn Dyer’s Handbook (Collins and Brown, 2003).