Fibre Texture Tutorials

An attempt to share my knowledge!

De-gumming Silk throwster Waste -Tutorial

Hey everyone… Im still pregnant and more dedicated to ceramics right now (less physical demand), but I wanted to pass along the link to a very clear, easy to follow tutorial done by Zed from the Felting and Fiber Studio… (READ MORE)

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PDF files to download!

ENGLISH: Here it is –  Silk Hankies Tutorial, PDF file for download!  silk hankies-Tut ENG-PDF ESPAÑOL: Acá está- el tutorial de los Pañuelitos de Seda, el archive PDF para bajar! silk hankies- Tut ESP-PDF

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Tutorial con Pañuelitos de Seda o Silk Hankies

(english version was published here) He recibido ultimamente proguntas sobre como utilizar los Pañuelitos de Seda o Silk Hankies. Recuerdan que hace un tiempo atrás, hice yo un raconto suscinto de algunos de los productos de seda con los que… (READ MORE)

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Silk Hankies- Fibre Texture Tutorials

(versión en español de este tutorial viene pronto! lo estoy haciendo!) —— In some of your emails I’ve received questions about silk hankies: what they are, how to use them. Remember a while ago I did this Silk Overview post… (READ MORE)

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Brazilwood Pink

(español, abajo) A little while ago, as part of a collaboration with Sara from Sara’s Texture Crafts, I posted this tutorial. The idea was to make it in white and later on dye it so you could see the difference… (READ MORE)

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Fibre Texture Tutorials: Silk top

(Español, mas abajo) Silk Fibres provided by: Mulberry and Tussah top: We already talked here about the differences between Tussah and Mulberry silk. I find both very easy to work with. Although not the fanciest of both, I like Tussah… (READ MORE)

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Fibre Texture- I Tutorial

Fibres provided by: I-How to use: -Merino + Tussah silk blend -silk noil texture. The merino + silk blends are always great fibres to work with. You have the softness of merino wool mixed with some shiny patches of silk…. (READ MORE)

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Fibre Texture Tutorials: SILK – Theory

Silk: *Serious stuff: Silk is a natural protein fibre made by the worm of the silk moth. There are different types of silk worms, i.e.: Bombyx mori: used largely for mulberry silk, Bombyx mandarin: wild type most common in China…. (READ MORE)

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Fibre Texture – I: Fibre Overview

And so It begins… just to have a clear picture: Fibre texture -I Fibre Overview: *Animal fibre (protein based): -wool -mohair (angora goats) -llama, vicuña, Alpaca, Guanaco (animals from South America originally, Camelidae Family) -cashmere (Kashmir Goat) -camel hair -rabbit… (READ MORE)

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Collaboration – Texture Fibres

Collaboration… I feel very happy when people contact me to ask about tips, techniques and such and I can actually give them a hand. I don’t presume to know everything there is to know in the fibre world. Most of… (READ MORE)

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