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Claire Benn: Exploring Fiber Reactive Dyes on Silk

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Claire Benn: Exploring Fiber Reactive Dyes on Silk
I’ve heard it said that fibre reactive dyes aren’t great on silk fibres, and that completely befuddles me! I worked with silk (mainly silk broadcloth) for many years, always with fibre reactive dyes and I always found the colour strike to be excellent.

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Michael Swaine: Mending for the People

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Michael Swaine: Mending for the People
Is it the socks that Michael is mending or our greater community which grows increasingly disconnected?   Either way, Michael has left a permanent mark on the people of San Francisco, and now -- London, England, by way of the London Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace.

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