The Journal for Weavers, Spinners & Dyers - Winter 2019

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Carolyn Griffiths examines a selection of eighteenth century woollen clothing from the collection at the Fashion Museum in Bath, from the style of spinning, the dyes that were used and the construction methods (cover image). Freyalyn Close-Hainsworth shares her love of longdraw spinning and explains the benefits of the technique, while Marietta Richardson tests Carole Keepax's interpretation of a historical recipe for achieving red from madder. Much more besides...