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space dyed silk scarf workshop

beautiful shades at our workshop on Saturday 9 Feb, inspired by photos, cards and swatches of yarn, we dyed luscious lengths of silk ready to be wound into warps for weaving into scarves. I will post more pics as they progress!

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The Silk Road – Manchester to Macclesfield

  last weekend I attended a wedding up in Manchester and I took the opportunity to visit a couple of textile mills – first stop was Quarry Bank Mill at Styal – Europe’s largest working water mill and still producing cotton cloth – wonderful clanking machinery and knowledgeable guides telling the story of a bygone […]

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berries & bugs

        elderberry – not all ripe, but a wonderful array of colour The studio where I have been working is located down a country lane and at the moment the hedgerows are glowing with colour from blackberry, sloe, rosehip and elderberry. Over the past couple of weeks I have been harvesting lots of […]

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