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New Oral History Interview - Lanto Synge, from Mallett & Sons

Our latest Oral History Interview took place last week, with Lanto Synge in the interviewee chair. The interview was conducted by our lead project volunteer, Chris Coles (thank you again Chris!) and is part of our continued efforts to capture the Voices from the Trade as part of the ‘BADA Voices’ extension to the Oral History project (thanks again to the BADA for their support).  316 more words

Event: A Pop-Up Exhibition of Antique Textiles & Jewellery from Asia & Africa

Event dates: 17–21 May 2017, 11am – 6pm

BARBIE CAMPBELL COLE, JOHN GILLOW and MARTIN CONLAN of SLOW LORIS invite you to

A POP-UP EXHIBITION of ANTIQUE TEXTILES & JEWELLERY FROM ASIA & AFRICA… 389 more words

Events

Spotlight on Exceptional Phulkari Bagh Textiles

Inspired by the ongoing exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, we have focused our own spotlight on the exceptional Phulkari Baghs in our collection. 37 more words

Art Kaleidoscope

Event: The Textile Society's Antique and Vintage Textile Fair, Manchester

Event date: 30 April 2017, 10am  4:30pm

The Textile Society’s perennial spring fair is a firm favourite for enthusiasts interested in buying antique and vintage costumes and textiles to collect, wear or discover. 90 more words

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Antique Textile Inspiration course

In June I will be running an exciting new 4-day course for West Dean College. In this course I will be sharing my own way of working taking inspiration from antique textiles and creating sketchbooks and samplers to develop into new textile pieces. 491 more words

Ruth Singer

On Reverse Engineering. And Ag Labs and Farmers.

A quick heads-up. I have two pieces out this month.  One for the knitters and one for the genealogists.

For the knitters,  there’s something about reverse engineering knitting from old photographs (‘The Knitter’, Issue 107).  587 more words

Antique Textiles

Daily Art Fix - Beaded Hilltribe Weaving

Beaded Loin Cloth

More photos of Asset #163 on wovensouls.com

Even though I have never woven anything, it is easy to imagine the painstaking work involved in adding beads to the wefts while weaving! 39 more words

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