Patchwork and Quilting Events

23 Jul - 30 Jul 2017
Tues-Sat 10.30am-5pm, Sun 12-4pm

Museum of Cambridge, 2/3 Castle Street Cambridge CB3 0AQ

Patchwork and Quilting Events

Exhibition of The Quilters’ Guild’s Transforming Traditions suitcase collection. Museum admission charges (Adults: £4, Concessions:£2, Children under 12 free), will apply for visitors not attending another event. Full list of associated events available. »

www.museumofcambridge.org.uk

administrator@museumofcambridge.org.uk

Tel: 01223 355159

Stories in Stitch

19 Sep 16 - 17 Aug 17

Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, KT8 9AU

Stories in Stitch

Enter the world of storytelling with the art of hand embroidery, viewing three enchanting techniques: Appliqué, Stumpwork and Raised Embroidery. View over 70 pieces, from film scenes and book characters to fairy tales and nursery rhymes. »

http://bit.ly/2q0bpWr

Natalie.Thew@royal-needlework.org.uk

Tel: 020 3166 6939

Diana Springhall’s Embroidery Collection

Sat 26th August 2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Otford, Kent. Nr Sevenoaks

Diana Springhall’s Embroidery Collection

Join us for an enjoyable day at Diana’s home and see many items from her Contemporary British Embroidery Collection as well as her own work. If any member has a special interest in any of the artists in the collection please make it known beforehand so Diana can do her best to make them available. »

www.dianaspringallcollection.co.uk

events@textilesociety.org.uk

Tel: 020 7923 0331

Early Textiles Study Group – 15th Conference

Precious Cloth and Court Culture (400-1600AD)

16 Sep - 17 Sep 2017
9am-5pm

Lucy Cavendish College
University of Cambridge

Early Textiles Study Group – 15th Conference

Please visit the Early Textiles Study Group website to download a booking form, which includes payment details. Booking forms are due 31 August.

To see the provisional programme, please view the full event listing. »

http://bit.ly/2p2twKR

amm10@cam.ac.uk

London ATF

Sun 8th October 2017
10.30 am - 4.30 pm

Chelsea Old Town Hall, King’s Road, London SW3 5EE

London ATF

Top quality antique and vintage textile and dress fair with 40 dealers who are happy to show, discuss and talk about their wares. Near, Middle & Far Eastern, English & European, Worldwide textiles and dress. Meet the Bursary winners whose creations will be displayed. »

atflondon@textilesociety.org.uk

Tel: 020 7923 0331

May Morris Exhibition

Thu 26th October 2017
11.30 am

William Morris Museum, Lloyd Park House, Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4PP

May Morris Exhibition

In 1885 William Morris handed over the management of the embroidery workshop to his youngest daughter May, who at 23 was already an accomplished practitioner.
We will be given a tour of the exhibition with the museum manager, have lunch in the cafe and the afternoon is free to look at the permanent galleries. »

events@textilesociety.org.uk

Tel: 020 7923 0331

Conference

Crafts: What is Critical?

3 Nov - 4 Nov 2017

The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral, Norwich NR1 4DH

Conference

The conference will explore traditional and contemporary approaches to textile craft, considering the emerging dichotomy between handmade and machine/digital interventions in craft, asking the question: 'What is critical for textile craft in the 21st century?' We are also hoping to see behind the scenes at Norwich Museum store. »

www.cathedral.org.uk

conferences@textilesociety.org.uk

Cloth Cultures

Future Legacies of Dorothy K. Burnham

10 Nov - 12 Nov 2017

Royal Ontario Museum
Toronto, Canada

An international conference to explore the material culture of textiles through the work and legacies of Dorothy K. Burnham (1911-2004), internationally renowned textile scholar and member of the Order of Canada (1985).

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http://tinyurl.com/hztwlas

Intex South Asia 2017

15 Nov - 17 Nov 2017

Sri Lanka Exhibition & Convention Centre, 12, D. R. Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 01000, Sri Lanka

Intex South Asia 2017

Intex South Asia was created as a meeting point to bring the best in fibers, yarns, apparel fabrics, denims and allied services from around the world to interact with buyers from the biggest manufacturing and consuming region in the world and provides an excellent opportunity to meet potential customers, explore new market opportunities, know about next season's trends and forecast, improve supply chain, diversify the brand and add value to any international business.

http://intexfair.com/index.html

Katagami – the Craft of the Japanese Stencil

11 Apr - 7 Dec 2017
Tuesdays to Thursdays 09:30-16:30, Fridays by appointment

ULITA – an Archive of International Textiles, University of Leeds

Katagami – the Craft of the Japanese Stencil at ULITA – an Archive of International Textiles, celebrates one of the archive’s major collections – of katagami, Japanese resist dyeing stencils. The exhibition is open from 11th April to 7th December 2017 (summer vacation by appointment). »

ulita@leeds.ac.uk

Tel: 0113 343 3919 (Tuesday-Friday)

Lace in Fashion

4 Feb 17 - 1 Jan 18

Fashion Museum
Bath

Lace in Fashion

Drawing on the riches of the museum’s collection, as well as generous loans from contemporary fashion designers, the exhibition will showcase over 50 exquisite pieces, showing how lace has been used in fashion from the time of Shakespeare to the present day. »

www.fashionmuseum.co.uk