Rare Luxury FibersBook - 2015
In Rare Luxury fibres, Judith focuses in on North American spinning traditions and share with readers key insights into working with uncommon luxury downs. With her natural voice for story telling that is both engaging and informative, she discusses the history of each of these downs, how they are used today and then how to prep them for spinning.|It's time to look beyond wool, with The Practical Spinner's Guide: Rare Luxury fibres! The go-to expert for fibre artists, Judith MacKenzie shares insights into working with uncommon (but readily available) luxury downs in this comprehensive, yet practical, guide for today's spinners. With her natural voice for story telling that is both engaging and informative, she discusses the history of each of these downs, how they are used today, characteristics unique to each, and where to find them. She also dives deep into the specific spinning techniques for each fibre, knitting and weaving rare fibres, and dying them once spun. From angora to bison, camel to cashmere, there's a whole world of rare luxury fibres just waiting to be spun!
Publisher: Fort Collins, CO : Interweave, 
Copyright Date: ©2015
Branch Call Number: 677.02832 MACK
Characteristics: 143 pages :,illustrations (chiefly colour) ;,23 cm.