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September Meeting 2017
Saturday 16th September 2017, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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.