The Journal for Weavers Spinners and Dyers

Tyrian Treasure: A Surprise from the Archive

A small envelope of purple threads fell from the hinges of an upturned rusty trunk: I stared with some incredulity at handwriting in red ink claiming the envelope’s contents to be ‘Tyrian Purple, dyed with the bodies of shellfish found on the African coast'.

Wool Fleece. To Wash or Not to Wash? That is the Question.

Teaching in Tibet


Handweavers Studio
All In A Spin
Janet Phillips (Weaving)

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