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September 2021

15
September
Wednesday
Flowered Silk and Duchesse Satin

Flowered Silk and Duchesse Satin

15 September 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online Event, United Kingdom

Curator Shelley Tobin takes a closer look at fashionable dress highlighting some of the most prevalent colours and patterns favoured by fashionable women in the mid to late-19th century.

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
Online Event, United Kingdom

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
IN SEARCH OF POSSIBILITIES

IN SEARCH OF POSSIBILITIES

21 October 2021 @ 11:00 am - 31 October 2021 @ 6:00 pm
The Art Pavilion, Mile End Park, Clinton Road
London, E34QY United Kingdom

International exhibiting group Prism Textiles will be exhibiting at The Art Pavilion, Mile End Park for the first time this autumn.

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
Online Event, United Kingdom

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.

January 2022

21
January
Friday
BLANKET COVERAGE

BLANKET COVERAGE

January 21 @ 8:00 am - March 13 @ 5:00 pm

Touring from Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre in Wales, Blanket Coverage will showcase the best in contemporary woven textiles created by makers from across Wales, the UK and internationally.

April 2022

23
April
Saturday
Curator’s Tour of Macclesfield Stripe Exhibition

Curator’s Tour of Macclesfield Stripe Exhibition

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Macclesfield Silk Museum, Park Lane
Macclesfield, SK11 6TJ United Kingdom

Visit the Macc. Stripe collection to discover iconic textiles, includes a tour by the curator and behind the scenes viewing of items.

24
April
Sunday
Manchester Antique & Vintage Textile Fair

Manchester Antique & Vintage Textile Fair

April 24 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Armitage Centre, Moseley Road, Fallowfield, Manchester M14 6PA United Kingdom

Visit the fair for a fantastic range of vintage fashion, antique textiles and costume sourced from around the world.

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