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Past events


Study Day with Angela Thompson

Wed 16th October 2013
11am-5pm

Droitwich

Study Day with Angela Thompson

A collector's forum study with Angela Thompson, who will show us some of her large research collection of embroideries from the Balkans, Uzbekistan & Turkmenistan. £20

Please note change of date.
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Roderick Taylor

Author and collector

Wed 17th April 2013
1.30-3.30pm

Nr Diss, Norfolk

Roderick Taylor

Author and authority on Ottoman, Greek Island and Persian textiles. Roderick will show and discuss his Ottoman and Persian collections.

£20

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DomesticTextiles

Wed 17th October 2012

The American Museum Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD

DomesticTextiles

Tour with a guide who will explain how textiles evolved in the home during the mid 17th to mid 19th centuries. Materials and the sources of those materials will be discussed and how over time these evolved from being primarily imported to domestic manufacture. Plenty of time to look at the textile room and other exhibits after lunch.
£15

www.americanmuseum.org

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Bridget Long – Printed cottons in patchwork

Wed 2nd May 2012
11am - 4pm

Berkhampstead, Herts

Bridget Long – Printed cottons in patchwork

As advisor to the York Quilt Museum and past President of the Quilters Guild, Bridget will show us quilts and patchwork, giving us clues about sewing techniques, style, pattern and dating. Bring your own along for discussion as well as a packed lunch.

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A Celebration of South East Asian Textiles.

Wed 26th October 2011
11am-4pm

Jennifer Hughes' home Reigate, Surrey

A Celebration of South East Asian Textiles.

As a farewell fling, Jennifer will have a ‘Celebration of Southeast Asian textiles’ at her home in Reigate, Surrey, for Collectors group members only.



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Collectors Group meeting Spring 2011

Whitework

26 May - 27 May 2011
11am - 4pm

Aylesbury, Bucks

Collectors Group meeting Spring 2011

In the spring of 2011 the Collectors’ group will meet at the home of Ann Mary Johnstone to study part of her whitework collection.

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Collectors' Group Autumn Meeting

Visit to Ashmolean Museum

Wed 20th October 2010
11am to about 4pm

Ashmolean Museum Oxford

The Collector's Group viewed the new Textile Gallery at the Ashmolean in Ocy 2010. Click here for a report by John Fisher.
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Spring Meeting

Central Asian textiles

Wed 14th April 2010
11am

The home of John and Joan Fisher in Berkhamsted.

Spring Meeting

We shall meet at the home of Joan & John Fisher in Berkhamsted, where they will show us part of their collection of Central Asian textiles.

The topic for ‘show & tell’ is a hat or headdress of some kind, or any textile from Central Asia.

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Indonesian Textiles at the V&A

A look at Indonesian textiles with Rosemary Crill

Wed 4th November 2009

Victoria & Albert Museum Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL

Indonesian Textiles at the V&A

The collectors group imade a return visit to the V & A museum in London, to look at Indonesian Textiles with Rosemary Crill. Ful report here. »

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Japanese Braids

Related bobbin and stand equipment (from China and the middle east)

Wed 22nd April 2009

Leicester

Japanese Braids

This event has been cancelled.

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TS Collectors’ Group Winter Meeting

Indian Textiles with Rosemary Crill

Wed 19th November 2008

V & A Museum, Exhibition Road, London

TS Collectors’ Group Winter Meeting

The next Collectors' group meeting will be at the V & A Museum on Wednesday 19th November to look at Indian Textiles with Rosemary Crill. Numbers are limited. Please book in advance.

* Please note the Autumn meeting to see Janie Lightfoot’s African collection on Saturday October 11th has been cancelled.

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18 & 19th Century Textiles and Costume

Mon 19th May 2008

18 & 19th Century Textiles and Costume

This evening session allows for handling of items to learn about the context in which these clothes and textiles were made and how they were worn. Janie Lightfoot will also talk about the conservation and care of such items.

Places are limited to 10 people max.

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The Collectors’ Group Spring Meeting

Weaving Techniques

Wed 16th April 2008

The Collectors’ Group Spring Meeting

Identification of weaving techniques, examples from Jennifer Hughes’ collection of Southeast Asian textiles. Audrey Duck will display her Russian textile collection. Held at Audrey's flat, Kew, London (Audrey lives 2 floors up and there is no lift). Please note that numbers limited to 12 and you should bring 2 interesting woven items for show & tell.

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Collectors' Group Autumn Meeting

Wed 24th October 2007

Warner Textile Archive Braintree, Essex

Collectors' Group Autumn Meeting

A 90 minute group visit included a welcome & introduction, a conducted tour of the Archive Store and a wander around the Gallery