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It has taken a good while, but it’s finally all settled – the European Textile Forum 2019 has a venue, and it will take place November 4-10 as planned. Our venue for this year is the Lauresham Laboratory for Experimental … Continue reading

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For those of you interested in the lightfastness tests, here are pictures! I covered the parts to be protected with cardboard and stuck the whole shebang into the window of our wintergarden, facing south. After 7 days, I took it … Continue reading

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One of the things about archaeological experiments is that they always take longer than expected… and then, in the aftermath, there’s… the aftermath. Which, in the case of the Pompeii Dyeing Experiment, involves making reference cards for the different dyeing … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s post reminded me that I have not written about the Forum yet… so here are at least some pictures that I took to hopefully delight you! There was another instance of the Pompeii Dyeing Experiment, so liquids were boiled … Continue reading

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Textile Forum, for me, is like a party and a family reunion and a conference and a fair and a week of crazy textile stuff all rolled up into one. It’s the one week in my year that’s making me … Continue reading

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I’m currently busy preparing for the European Textile Forum – which mainly means writing lists, writing even more lists, and dragging things into heaps according to the lists to minimise the risk of my forgetting some crucial tool or material. … Continue reading

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To my and Heather’s great delight, we are in the very, very last stage of getting Ancient Textiles, Modern Science 2 all done and set – the last proofs have arrived, and it’s only a matter of giving the book … Continue reading

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