In this issue there are two articles on devoré; one by Dr Andie Robertson on her historical studies and another by Anne Field describing the process of weaving and decorating a scarf using the devoré technique.
Ann Hecht takes us on a fascinating journey into the past to explore why silk production did not survive on a commercial scale in the UK. Jane Deane describes how to rear silkworms today.
Jenny Dean and Krista Vajanto write about using natural dyes and mordants.
Tapestry weaver Joan Baxter shares her approach to concept and design for her tapestry inspired by Sorley MacLean's meditative Gaelic poem 'Hallaig'.
Peter Fisher gives a glimpse of the processes, machinery and history of Coldharbour Mill in Devon - a working woollen mill open to the public.
Dawn Willey has recently joined the Journal committee and writes about her first experiences as Journal book reviews editor. The committee comprises a small but very active team of volunteers - and there's always room for more...