Twisting yarn here at Heriot-Watt this week. This lucky PhD has received training on our D&G fancy yarn twister machine and is going to spend the coming week getting to know the machine intimately, testing parameters and settings. Here are some of the initial trial results, using conventional wool and Nylon yarns.

Mila Svechtarova @ Heriot-Watt University

Posted by:Mila Svechtarova

I am a chemist/material scientist with a fascination and passion for design and fashion. I am a driven and creative person with a hands-on mentality and some experience with polymers, organic synthesis and coatings/formulation. I'm quite sociable and enjoy working with people from all backgrounds and disciplines. I also have a creative side, I have been sketching fashion designs since I was very young and I'm interested in learning how to execute them better. Additionally. I have dabbled in graphic design, as a freelancer. My dream is to combine chemistry and fashion together and synthesize beautiful textiles and garments.

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