Articles by Janet Phillips

Towels with Indigo Windows (PDF)

A Stitched Double Cloth Design published in ‘VAV’ magazine October 2023

Cloth Finishing [PDF]

Published in 'The Journal for Weavers Spinners and Dyers', December 2016. 

Designing with Shadow Weave, Shrepp and Repp [PDF]

Published in 'VAV magazine 'December 2016

The Magic Meditation Shawl [PDF]

I was recently asked to weave a meditation shawl. It is always exciting to receive a commission but this one turned into an imaginative and emotional experience...

Weaving a Double Sided Cloth [PDF]

Kaija Bahr a German student attending my Oxford Community Education class wanted to weave a two faced fabric. Her sister in Germany was expecting a baby and it is traditional, apparently, in Germany for babies to have a snugly type sleeping suit. Kaija wished to make one for the new baby...

The Origami Cushion [PDF]

On a recent visit to the Lake District, I visited 'Blackwell'. This house was designed by Baillie Scott around 1900 and has been recently restored to its original exquisite beauty. By chance there was an exhibition of traditional and contemporary Japanese textiles showing...

WEAVERS BAZAAR Worsted spun yarn [PDF]

Research findings of WEAVERS BAZAAR Worsted spun yarn - 18/2nm, 8/2nm
and 6/2nm. Five students took part in the research...

Why Worsted [PDF]

Continuing  our research into Weavers Bazaar worsted yarns.

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