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Meetings at the Barnes Green Social Centre are currently suspended. Weekly Spinners’ meetings will continue on Zoom at 4pm each Wednesday afternoon. If you would like to be included, please contact...

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Textiles on the Move 06 – 09 October 2020 Virtual

Available until 15th of November 2020, the theme of the online conference Textiles on the Move  relates to the changing role, importance and significance of textiles and garments when they are moved from one particular cultural...

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Amanda Hannaford: two workshops – Virtual

We are delighted to announce two virtual workshops with Amanda Hannaford to accompany her talk to the London Guild on 14 November. Spin to Knit – Virtual Workshop 8 & 22 November 2020 Create the perfect yarn for the project...

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Haptic and Hue Tales of Textiles Podcast Launch

Haptic and Hue’s first series of podcasts – Tales of Textiles is about to be launched. It includes episodes on the first Black British designer of international standing, a story about a weaver who has spent 50 years...

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Boro Textiles: Sustainable Aesthetics – Virtual

Boro (“rags” or “tatters”) are patchwork textiles hand-pieced by peasants in Japan in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The inability to cultivate cotton in the northern climate of Tohoku necessitated the practice of stitching...

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Botanical Colours 14 August 2020 – Indigo-Katazome

Botanical Colors are hosting a live Zoom Feedback Friday on August 14 2020 with katazome (stencil dyeing) and tsutsugaki (cone drawing) artist John Marshall. Register for the event here. 5:00 pm (9:00 am Pacific Standard Time)...

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Virtual workshop with toast AUGUST 2020

Toast are hosting a series of virtual workshops in August. The workshops are free to attend, a voluntary donation of £5 which will go to the Crafts Council UK to support the craft community in the changing landscape. All you...

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