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Textiles display from the Arts Degree show, Loughborough University

Loughborough University Arts Degree Show 2019

Arts Degree Show 2019 Recently I visited the Arts Degree Show at Loughborough University. Students learn both traditional hand processes and digital technologies during the Textiles: Innovation and Design degree at Loughborough University. The degree show gives the final year students an opportunity to display the best of their work for public view. Students follow one […]

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2019 dates for European yarn and fibre festivals

2019 dates for European yarn festivals

Travels with yarn! Whenever I travel abroad I look for yarn local to the place that I’m visiting. One of the easiest ways to track down local yarn in another country is to visit a yarn festival. You will discover many small companies spinning and dying beautiful yarns as well as farmers with flocks of […]

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List of dates for 2019 UK yarn & fibre festivals

2019 dates for UK yarn and fibre festivals

Let’s plan a great day out If you’re a knitter or crocheter, then there’s nothing like a day out to see inspirational textiles and squish beautiful yarn. Inhale the yarn fumes and absorb the colour! It’s good for your sense of well-being since you’ll return brimming with inspiration and wanting to create things immediately. Take some […]

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Hanks of yarn at yarn and fibre festivals

Fibre and Yarn Festivals 2017-2018

Let’s plan a great day out My up-to-date list of UK yarn and fibre festivals can be found here. A day out to see inspirational textiles and squish beautiful yarn is good for your well-being. I know I always return, exhausted, but brimming with inspiration and wanting to create things immediately. So, make yourself a hot drink in your […]

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Wonderwool Wales: Mohair dyed ringlest from Crafty Goat Club.

Wonderwool Wales 2017

A sunny Wonderwool Wales! Spring is my favourite time of year; I love the Spring flowers and new leaves and (hopefully) blue skies! It’s also the time when my fibromyalgia eases and I feel able to do more without risking a flare-up. So, I’ve been looking forward to Wonderwool Wales for some time. We spent a […]

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UK Craft, Fashion and Textiles Exhibitions, 2017 by Nicki Merrall from Being Knitterly

UK Craft, Fashion and Textiles Exhibitions

Visit Inspiring Craft, Fashion and Textiles Exhibitions There’s something about Spring that makes me want to go out and visit places. I’m really looking forward to visiting Wonderwool Wales later this month. In addition to many yarn festivals, there’s also lots of craft, fashion and textiles exhibitions during the next few months. I’ve selected a few you might like […]

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