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A mussel suitRead MoreJanuary 21, 2017

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Over in Iceland, artist Marina Rees has recreated a suit made from mussel shells...

Starting as we mean to go onRead MoreJanuary 21, 2017

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This year we have started early with our workshops. A beginners session on a January Saturday morning brightened up the studio.

Crafts Council roundupRead MoreJanuary 21, 2017

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The latest weekly roundup from the Crafts Council has all sorts of textile-related stories, including a knitter who creates jumpers which match the landscapes in his self-portraits!

A stitch through timeRead MoreJanuary 21, 2017

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Swedish designer, Ulla-Stina Wikander, has been collecting cross-stitch for years and now has started to cover objects from the 1970's in these evocative textiles.

Textiles at the South Bank CentreRead MoreJanuary 14, 2017

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The South Bank Members' Room and the Foyer in the Centre are host to two very different textile related shows.

Ann Sutton in Gallery OldhamRead MoreJanuary 14, 2017

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Ann Sutton has a new exhibition in Gallery Oldham.

John Lewis does weavingRead MoreJanuary 7, 2017

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That well-known shop, John Lewis, has always had a fabric department, and this is a centrepiece in their London store.

Winter in Bond StreetRead MoreJanuary 7, 2017

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A walk down Bond Street reveals a creative use of wool...

Five years that defined an eraRead MoreJanuary 7, 2017

The five years from 1966 until 1970 were a time of great changes which are still being felt today.

WalesRead MoreJanuary 7, 2017

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Over Christmas we spent time in Wales and found some Very Interesting things...