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In Spinning Silk with Sara Lamb, you'll see how easy and painless it is to spin gorgeous, lush silk. Sara will show you how to spin a variety of silks using a drop spindle and spinning wheel. As a bonus, you'll also learn how to dye silk using handpainting techniques.

You'll Love This Spinning Video If:

  • You want to spin soft, luxurious silk
  • You're interested in new techniques for spinning silk
  • You've ever heard that spinning silk was difficult

In Spinning Silk You'll Learn:

  • How to spin a variety of silk types
  • How to ply and finish your silk to make it extra shiny and durable
  • How to spin enough silk for your project without wearing yourself out

A Word From the Author:

"Silk is a luxury fiber, it has been a luxury fiber for centuries. It's used as garments for royalty, as fabric for the wealthy. It's the subject of intrigue and lots of trade throughout history. Luckily today we have more silk available to us to spin than any other time in history. " — Sara Lamb

About the Author:

Sara Lamb is a longtime weaver, handspinner, and dyer. She enjoys working from her studio in a yurt in her Northern California backyard, and teaching at fiber conferences around the world. Sara is the author of Woven Treasures, and her work has appeared and in publications such asSpin Off; Handwoven; Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot, and numerous other books and publications. Her serene spinning and weaving styles are matched by her passion for fiber arts and her wickedly wonderful sense of humor.