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September Meeting 2017

16 September 2017 @ 10:00 - 16:00

Silk Day

with Angela Pawlyn

Morning: have a go at making “paper” from silk cocoon strippings using the natural gum in the silk.

Afternoon: short talk on “Silk Variations” using handling packs, covering

  • difference between reeled and spun silk yarns
  • types of silk available for spinning
  • types of silk fabric (taffeta, organza, crepe satin)

Samples of degummed cocoons and silk caps will be given to spinners to try.


16 September 2017
10:00 - 16:00
Event Category:


The Oxford Guild of Weavers, Spinners & Dyers


Stanton St John Village hall
Middle Road, Stanton St John OX33 1HD United Kingdom + Google Map