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Exhibitions featuring textile crafts, including knitting, crochet, weaving and printing.

Work by Freya CG Burgess, Foundation Diploma in Art & Design specialising in Textiles, Loughborough University, 2014

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design

What is a Foundation Diploma? Today I’m going to show you work by some of the students who completed a Foundation Diploma in Art and Design at Loughborough University this year. The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is a one-year course preparing students for entry to degree-level art and design courses. During the Foundation […]

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Multi-Media textile by Ella Shand.

A Flair for Multi-Media Textiles

Multi-Media Textiles: Where Anything Goes Of the three textile pathways, followed at Loughborough University, multi-media textiles is the hardest to define. Students experiment with a range of textile techniques including: applique, beading, crochet, fabric manipulation, felting, hand and machine knit, hand and machine stitch, macrame, patchwork, and quilting. They may also use non-textiles techniques such as: ceramics, laser […]

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Print fabric by Maya Dunn

A Flair for Print

Print, But Not Just Textiles As a former scientist, I love dye labs! Scientific precision melded with creative flair to produce beautiful colours. Textiles students, who specialise in Print, will print textiles and may other surfaces, for example wall paper. In this post I’m going to show you the work of some of the final year students […]

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Woven fabrics by Helena Rowley

A Flair for Weave

Woven Textiles You may have noticed that I have not been blogging so frequently recently. Posts have been planned, photos taken, but there has not been the time to pull it all together. There have been many reasons for this, all good! One of the things occupying some of my time has been working at […]

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Exhibitions at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show 2014

Exhibitions at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show

So Much Inspiration! I love to visit exhibitions to refresh my creative juices and to inspire future work. Although, I work primarily in knit and crochet, I’m inspired by all textile disciplines. The exhibitions at the Knitting and Stitching Shows are an opportunity to see a wide variety of work by both new and experienced […]

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Spinning colour at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show 2014

The Spring Knitting and Stitching Show 2014

A New Show for Me! There are so many yarn, fibre and textile festivals in Britain, it would be impossible to go to all of them. Yesterday I went to the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show at Olympia, London. Although I’ve been to Knitting and Stitching Shows at Alexandra Palace a few times and Harrogate many […]

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Anna Piper, MA Textile Design Innovation, 2013, NTU

MA Expo, Nottingham Trent University, 2013

A few weeks ago I visited the MA Expo at the School of Art and Design, Nottingham Trent University.  This is where students show key pieces of work made during their Masters degrees. It’s always interesting because there is a great variety of work being displayed, which reflects the range of MA courses offered at NTU. Here […]

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