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Journal Autumn 2017
Every issue of the Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers is a journey into the fantastic possibilities of fiber – Autumn 2017 is no exception!
The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers -UK - Issue 263, Autumn 2017 brings dyers an exploration of the wonderful red dye madder, and some ideas on new mordanting techniques.
Madder: Unearthing the Red, by Susan Dye and Ashley Walker.
Explore the rich weaving history of Gujarat, India, and a teaching endeavor focused on spinning and dyeing in Tibet. Plus, be inspired by your colleagues with various reports from guilds, including presentations of grant recipients of the Moorman Trust, and exhibition reviews from across the UK.
Enjoy more highlights below and pick up a copy for all the gorgeous details!
Hand manipulated pattern motifs, from Alison Stattersfield, Jane Stockley and Lucy Rhodes article Weaving in Gujarat, India.
Skeins spun and dyed in Tibet. From the article Teaching in Tibet, by Amanda Hannaford.
Helen Munday’s Butterfly Project demonstrates the value of sketchbooks and explores how an idea evolves from inspiration to samples and finished pieces. Photo by Grace Munday.
Philip Sanderson recreating in tapestry a piece by Rebeca Salter. Part of the exhibit Artists Meet Their Makers – Art of Woven Tapestry, at Crafts Study Center, Sussex. Photo by Ali Rabjohns.
Theo Moorman Trust for Weavers Grants make so many unusual projects possible, see pieces from the 2016/2017 recipients in this issue. Katharine Swailes created the above series Glyphs and Loops, the weaving of text-tiles with support from the grant. Photo by Steve Speller.
There’s more to explore in the beautiful The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers -UK - Issue 263, Autumn 2017 – enjoy!
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