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Anna Maria Garthwaite, Silk Designer | Spitalfields Life

Zara Anishanslin, author of Portrait of a Woman in Silk, Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World published by Yale University Press, profiles Anna Maria Garthwaite, the most celebrated textile designer of the eighteenth century. 27 more words

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Should you consider visiting the London Textile Fair?

So often I look at shows and wonder whether I should attend and there have been times I have been sorely disappointed. We exhibited last week and thought we would do a review with a difference, so here we go. 669 more words


Today News

  1. Arrivals on 18/01/17 is 144000 bales
  2. Market Bullish
  3. China: Cotton yarn imports likely to shrink slightly in 2017
  4. TEXTILE NEWS – Textile and garment exports target set at $30b in Vietnam…
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Cotton Industry

Sew what 

First time on a sewing machine in 14 years. Really happy with the result. #techteacherlife

Looming adventures in Weaving

Isn’t this delightful? I bought it at a small craft centre in Weymouth – I fell in love with the cheery mediterranean colours and the sloping hills reminded me so much of the lovely Dorset hills – I snapped it up right away. 187 more words

Wool Craft

Work experience days 1-2

I have started my work placement with basingstoke college of technology being a technician for the art & design and textiles departments also a lecture. 438 more words


Poll Shows Consumers Want Proper Fabric Claims

A new consumer poll, commissioned by Applied DNA Sciences and conducted by the Harris Poll, revealed high levels of consumer awareness and interest in fabric and fiber authenticity. 572 more words