September Meeting 2017
16 September 2017 @ 10:00 - 16:00
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.