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Folk and Festival Costume of the WorldRead MoreJuly 3, 2021


Across the world people dress to celebrate culture and identity.

Morley College Textile Foundation showRead MoreJuly 3, 2021


This week Morley College Foundation class opened their new show.

Discovering Textiles - The Tree of LifeRead MoreJuly 3, 2021


In 2015 Edric Ong and Manjari Nirula created an exhibition that focused on The Tree of Life, celebrated throughout the world.

Article of the week - number sixty-seven - Apollo and Daphne by Ian Hamilton FinlayRead MoreJuly 3, 2021


This week's highlighted article is a print by Ian Hamilton Finlay, the Scottish poet, designer and sculptor.

Natural dyeing - the 21st Century wayRead MoreJuly 3, 2021


The textile industry is changing fast as consumers demand better work conditions and more environmentally-friendly practices.

Discovering Textiles - Kesi from China Read MoreJune 26, 2021


In China's Qing Dynasty it took five weavers at lest three years to make an imperial robe.

The Loom Room Read MoreJune 26, 2021

This week I have been very proud to be featured on The Loom Room.

Article of the week - number sixty-six - an embroidered decalRead MoreJune 26, 2021


This week's piece from the collection is a decal by artist Adam Bridgland.

Drawing from traditions - Igshaan AdamsRead MoreJune 26, 2021


Igshaan Adams is a South African artist from Cape Town who interweaves traditional practices to explore identity, sexuality and meaning.

Waulking songsRead MoreJune 26, 2021

Finishing tweed was once a communal activity in the isles.