Here Louise, Kath, Sandy and Chris are busy untying their fabric and leaving it on the clothes rack to dry.
a selection of drying scarves and fabric pieces.
Jean untying her linen that she made into a stunning jacket, see below
Jean's asymmerical jacket is topped stitched in white and looks stunning with her white linen trousers.
This square scarf was originally a failed russet attempt and has been revitalised by tying with string and dipping in the indigo vat.
This picture shows a variety of fabrics and tying techniques, the very dark strips are cotton lace.
This silk georgette scarf was folded and wrapped around a pole to create this stunning effect.
Three revitalised scarves the two outside ones have been clamped using square cutouts to create these patterns.
The programme for the coming year starting September includes a series of dyeing sessions where we will use a full range of dyes and techniques including, Procion, Disperse, Acid, space dyeing, ice dyeing and more indigo.
We are currently getting ready for our HAVE A GO Day on the 15th September when we are OPEN for the general public to visit us and try out some of the activities that we get upto on a MONDAY afternoon.
IF YOU LIVE NEAR TO MARPLE, STOCKPORT DO COME AND VISIT US AT ST MARTINS CHURCH HALL, SK6 5DT
BETWEEN 10am AND 4pm.
YOU CAN HAVE A GO AT silk card making, silk flowers, silk painting,
YOU WATCH microwave scarf making, using by products of the silk industry, silk painting
YOU CAN enjoy homemade cakes and a cuppa
YOU CAN VIEW our exhibition of all things silk
YOU CAN BUY silk products that members have created.
The last one we held two years ago was a great success and we gained many new members, most of whom are still with us!!!