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Detail of dress by Ilona Karkla - craft

The Big Craft Shows

Diary Dates for the Big Craft Shows Up-to-date details of UK yarn and fibre festivals are now here. In my last post I wrote about some of the smaller, individual and independent shows I have visited and others I’d like to visit. In this post I’m covering UK craft events organised by bigger organisations. Again, I have included their […]

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Tapestry weaving by Fiona Rutherford at Art In Action, independent Show

See Textiles at Nine Independent Shows

Banish the Winter Blues Up-to-date details of UK yarn and fibre festivals are now here. I don’t know about you, but the winter months are not my favourite time of year. If it’s not raining, it’s cloudy, dull, damp and cold. We can’t make the Sun come out, but we can look forward to events […]

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Detail of stitch transfer zip dress by Rory London, 2011, NTU

‘Knitwear: from Chanel to Westwood’ at the FTM

Off to London I first heard about the ‘Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood’ exhibition about a year ago and have been looking forward to it ever since then. So, a few weekends ago, armed with needles and yarn I took the train to London. The Fashion and Textile Museum is in Bermondsey just south of the river. Before […]

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Work by Harriet Riddell

Textiles at Art in Action

Textiles and Good Times Having said that my next post would be about the textiles at Art in Action, you may have been wondering if you’d imagined that or if you’d missed it. Big apologies! I planned to write it before I went on holiday, then was swamped with urgent work. Then I thought I’d finish it […]

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Work by Rachel Wells

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, part 2

Textiles, Visual Communication & 3D Design Annabelle Williams Annabelle specialised in textiles. She used chalk and soft pastels grated into PVA to make both her pieces. Annabelle will stay at Loughborough University for her degree. Rachel Wells Rachel also specialised in textiles. She has used a variety of textile techniques to create her large-scale pieces. These include stitch, […]

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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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