Wed 16th October 2013
Author and collector
Wed 17th April 2013
Nr Diss, Norfolk
Author and authority on Ottoman, Greek Island and Persian textiles. Roderick will show and discuss his Ottoman and Persian collections.
Wed 17th October 2012
The American Museum Claverton Manor, Bath BA2 7BD
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.
Bridget Long – Printed cottons in patchwork
Wed 2nd May 2012
11am - 4pm
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.
Wed 26th October 2011
Jennifer Hughes' home Reigate, Surrey
26 May - 27 May 2011
11am - 4pm
Visit to Ashmolean Museum
Wed 20th October 2010
11am to about 4pm
Ashmolean Museum Oxford
Central Asian textiles
Wed 14th April 2010
The home of John and Joan Fisher in Berkhamsted.
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.
A look at Indonesian textiles with Rosemary Crill
Wed 4th November 2009
Victoria & Albert Museum Cromwell Road London SW7 2RL
Related bobbin and stand equipment (from China and the middle east)
Wed 22nd April 2009
This event has been cancelled.
TS Collectors’ Group Winter Meeting
Indian Textiles with Rosemary Crill
Wed 19th November 2008
V & A Museum, Exhibition Road, London
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.
18 & 19th Century Textiles and Costume
Mon 19th May 2008
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.
The Collectors’ Group Spring Meeting
Wed 16th April 2008
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.
Collectors' Group Autumn Meeting
Wed 24th October 2007
Warner Textile Archive Braintree, Essex
A 90 minute group visit included a welcome & introduction, a conducted tour of the Archive Store and a wander around the Gallery