Author Archives: Angela Lassig

Auckland’s famous Vintage Textile Fair is THIS SUNDAY!

It’s that time of the year! The Auckland Vintage Textile Fair time! And CTANZ will be there with our own table – do come & say hello! When: THIS SUNDAY! 27th August 2017 From: 10AM to 4PM Where: Tasman Room, Alexander Park … Continue reading

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Free fashion lecture this Saturday 22 April – 3pm – Auckland Museum

Amy Johnson, c.1930 (Public Domain image) CTANZ, in association with the Auckland Museum Institute & with thanks to the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, is delighted to present High Flown Fashion: Women Pilots and the Selling of Aviation … Continue reading

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CTANZ Symposium 2017 is only a month away!

THERE’S NO TIME LIKE NOW TO REGISTER for HIGHLIGHTS! Three Keynote Speakers! Doris de Pont needs no introduction to CTANZ members: the founder of the New Zealand Fashion Museum will talk about how her ongoing exploration of the ways clothing … Continue reading

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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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New Fashion Exhibition Opens in Auckland on Saturday!

SUSAN HOLMES: Fabric Artist Curated by Cerys Dallaway-Davidson and Doris de Pont @ OBJECTSPACE – Auckland Saturday 19 November 2016 – Saturday 4 February 2017 Working as a fabric artist since 1971, Susan Holmes is recognised for her intuitive engagement with … 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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Mark your diary – the countdown is on for Auckland’s famous VINTAGE TEXTILE FAIR!!

This anticipated event is the largest of its type in Australasia and is the place to purchase items from comprehensive displays carefully collected throughout the year by a range of exhibitors. Everything for sale is genuine vintage … from the 1970s or earlier! On offer … 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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Christmas Greetings

Wishing you all a very relaxing Christmas break Happy holidays and Safe Travels  from your CTANZ Committee Angela Lassig, Kim Smith, Jennifer Matheson, Vicki Mossong, John Webster, John Kite, Karin Warnaar, Tanya Zoe Robinson and Pip Harrison

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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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