Kew's Economic Botany Collection
and Jenny Balfour Paul's Textiles
Wed 13th July 2016
11am - 3.30pm
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Surrey, TW9 3AB
We will be looking at clothing and textiles produced by plants.
Dr. Mark Nesbit will show us materials and techniques used on world textiles.
Dr. Jenny Balfour Paul will show us textiles collected on the indigo travels and pieces from Bhutan and Mali.
£20 Students £5
Closing date 13 June
Talks by Diana Harrison and Linda Brassington
Fri 23rd September 2016
11 am for 11-12pm and 12-12.30pm
Craft Study Centre
University for the Creative Arts, Faulkner Road, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7DS
Diana Harrison will discuss her exhibition. Focusing on her response to the visual and physical changes of print and stitch within the cloth.
Linda Brassington will discuss innovations in block, screen and resist printing through examples in the CSC collection.
£15 Students £5
2 groups of 8
Closing date 20 August »
London Antique Fair
Sun 2nd October 2016
10.30 am - 4.30 pm
Technology, Materials and Preservation
Sat 5th November 2016
The Textile Society Annual conference will examine recent advances in textile design, materials and technology, particularly emerging ideas and approaches that may change the way we design, make, use and preserve textiles in the future.
The AGM for members will take place on the 4th of November. »