Stephanie Smart established The House of Embroidered Paper in 2017 and won the TS Professional Development award. Her exhibition at Firle Place will feature Regency garments produced from paper and thread, inspired by period, place, history and story.
The London Transport Museum has recently uncovered fascinating stories behind the commissioning, design, manufacturing and use of moquette through the ages. Join us on a behind the scenes visit to the Museum's Depot (store) to meet Wallace Sewell, current moquette designers for the Underground.
The Textile Society Annual Conference 2021 explores the theme of ‘Tools’ – their significance in the history of textiles and their influence on contemporary practice. From the simplicity of a darning needle held in the back pocket to the complexity of an industrial power loom, tools are the extension of our creativity, a connection between thinking and making, imagination and invention.