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Fabric of Vision - Dress and Drapery in PaintingRead MoreOctober 31, 2020


A new book for the studio library explores the representation of fabrics in fine art.

TattingRead MoreOctober 31, 2020

Not to be confused with Shetland's taatit rugs, tatting is enjoying a revival.

Articles of the Week - number thirty seven - protest clothingRead MoreOctober 24, 2020


Each week something from the collection in the studio is selected for the blog. This week it is a recent addition - a shirt and pair of trousers, and a t-shirt, all protesting injustice.

Gladys PaulusRead MoreOctober 24, 2020

Gladys Paulus' exhibition, Hinterland, explores personal histories through costume.

Matching masks to fashionRead MoreOctober 24, 2020

African fabrics are more fashionable than ever.

The Secret Garden Read MoreOctober 24, 2020


Gardening and nature has been a life-saver for humanity.

New email addressRead MoreOctober 24, 2020

The glitch in the blog last week was caused by an email problem. Now the blog has a new address.

Hatfields GreenRead MoreOctober 17, 2020

Walking in London always turns up surprises.

Article of the Week - number thirty six - a jumper by Elizabeth FrinkRead MoreOctober 17, 2020


Each week an item from the collection is highlighted in the blog. This week it is a Ritva Man jumper by Elizabeth Frink.

Refugees at the Imperial War MuseumRead MoreOctober 17, 2020

London's Imperial War Museum newest exhibition is about refugees.