Category Archives: Publications

New Magazine for Textile Lovers

“Connecting makers, collectors & lovers of textile craft arts” For those of you who missed it, in September last year, a brand spanking new textile magazine – Fabricate – was launched.  And the 2nd issue (Summer 2016) isn’t long published. A celebration of … Continue reading

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Forthcoming! A beautiful new NZ-based online journal devoted to WOOL

The Wool Lover is soon-to-be-launched digital journal featuring fresh and contemporary stories across culture, fashion, film, design and so on, all with wool at their heart. ‘A VISUAL, LITERARY AND CULTURAL STUDY DEVOTED TO A CELEBRATION OF THE WONDER FIBRE … Continue reading

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2016 Memberships NOW OVERDUE!!

CTANZ Membership runs from 1 January to 31 December so if you’re reading this and haven’t yet paid, you’re a tad overdue! But don’t panic!! There’s still time to renew your sub and for new members to join. Annual Rates … Continue reading

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2016 Memberships Due Now!

DON’T FORGET Membership runs from 1 January to 31 December so your renewal is due very soon! And for those of you thinking of joining, right now is the perfect time What a fabulous Xmas pressie to oneself! Annual Rates (which haven’t … Continue reading

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Nature Now – 2016 symposium exhibition

Costume and Textile Association of New Zealand (CTANZ) Symposium  7-8 July 2016, Massey University, Wellington. The organising committee of the  CTANZ symposium, Nature Now, is pleased to announce that an exhibition will be held in conjunction with the symposium at Massey University, Wellington. We would like to invite submissions of work by contemporary practitioners that engages with the … Continue reading

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Shoe exhibition (!!) at the V&A opening 13 June 2015

Chopins, about 1600 (V&A Museum) For shoe lovers, the V&A has a special treat! The Autumn 2015 exhibition Shoes: Pleasure and Pain will look at the extremes of footwear from around the globe, presenting around 200 pairs of shoes ranging from a sandal … Continue reading

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Call for submissions to Context – our very own publication

Our very own publication Context is published twice a year and is available free to members.  The Editors of Context are currently calling for contributions to the first edition of Context for 2015. We welcome: * Illustrated articles * Exhibition Reviews * … Continue reading

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Forgotten Dresses DVD

Forgotten Dresses now available on DVD Forgotten dresses is the story of the volunteers known as ‘the Textile Ladies’ and their work to preserve and catalogue a collection of 19th Century clothing that lay packed in the attics of Howick … Continue reading

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Travel in Style at MTG Hawke’s Bay

On September 27th the team at MTG Hawke’s Bay embarked on a very special fashion journey with our summer exhibition Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan – Travel in Style. With over ten years of research leading into the exhibition, beginning with Douglas and … Continue reading

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Historic Samplers publication by Vivien Caughley

Congratulations to CTANZ member Vivien Caughley on the publication of her beautiful book on historic samplers, which is now available in the shops.

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