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March 2020

25
March
Wednesday
District Line - Moquette

Moquette

25 March 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
London Transport Museum Depot, 118-120 Gunnersbury Lane, Acton
London, W3 9BQ United Kingdom

LT Museum has recently uncovered fascinating stories behind the commissioning, design, manufacturing and use of Moquette through the ages. We will look at those designed by Enid Marx, Paul Nash, Marianne Straub and Marion Dorn and hear from current designers Wallace Sewell and how the Bauhaus has inspired their designs.

March 2021

25
March
Thursday
The Joy of Print – in conversation with Cath Kidston

The Joy of Print – in conversation with Cath Kidston

25 March 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

An in conversation event with visionary designer (and one of our newest members) Cath Kidston.

April 2021

22
April
Thursday
Joan Charnley: Textiles, Art and Legacy

Joan Charnley: Textiles, Art and Legacy

22 April 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us online with Nigel Durkan, co-founder of The Weavers Factory for a talk on award-winning textile designer Joan Charnley.

June 2021

24
June
Thursday
The Pattern Social ‘Top tips for designers and emerging creatives’

The Pattern Social ‘Top tips for designers and emerging creatives’

24 June 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Textile Designer Jules McKeown will give an insight into Textile Design from archive inspiration to design ideas and print.

September 2021

23
September
Thursday
The House of Embroidered Paper presents THE REGENCY WARDROBE

The House of Embroidered Paper presents THE REGENCY WARDROBE

23 September 2021 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Firle Place, Lewes, E Sussex BN8 6LP United Kingdom

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.

30
September
Thursday
Deception and Disguise: Smock Narratives

Deception and Disguise: Smock Narratives

30 September 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A talk on the history of the English smock frock focussing on the 19th century as part of working-class clothing cultures and menswear.

October 2021

20
October
Wednesday
Moquette: London Transport Museum

Moquette: London Transport Museum

20 October 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
London Transport Museum Depot, 118-120 Gunnersbury Lane, Acton
London, W3 9BQ United Kingdom

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.

21
October
Thursday
Richard McVetis: a 15-year obsession with a single stitch

Richard McVetis: a 15-year obsession with a single stitch

21 October 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This online talk explores Richard's fascination with a single stitch technique.

November 2021

13
November
Saturday
Annual Conference 2021

Annual Conference 2021

13 November 2021
Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Rd
London, NW1 2BE United Kingdom

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.

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