Category Archives: Workshops

The 9th Biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference (NATCC)

Conserving Modernity: The Articulation of Innovation The 9th Biennial North American Textile Conservation Conference (NATCC) November 12-15, 2013 San Francisco, California New ideas to old problems. Wearable art. Creative treatment solutions. Evolving installations. Collaborations with contemporary artists. These are some … Continue reading

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Handmade 2013, June 1-2, Wellington

Handmade 2013, on in Wellington 1-2 June, includes a wide range of workshops and talks on textile craft and skills among the overall programme. Themes include yarn, stitch, remade, heirloom, world, and offer workshops, masterclasses and lectures. Some are technique … Continue reading

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The Cutting Circle – Risk and Fashion Design at Massey University this July

The Cutting Circle is an international research initiative by leading fashion practitioners Timo Rissanen (Parsons), Julian Roberts (RCA) and Holly McQuillan (Massey) exploring new and innovative methods of cutting patterns in the context of risky, cutting edge sustainable fashion design … Continue reading

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Textile and Design Laboratory (AUT) – May news

New intarsia knitting machine for T+DL The Textile and Design Lab took delivery of its latest Shima Seiki knitting machine earlier this month. In order to significantly increase the lab’s knit design capabilities, it was decided to invest in a … Continue reading

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UK Conference / Workshop Trans/Nation Clothing: Production and Consumption

Hosted by Bath Spa University [Bath, UK]. A three-day conference, workshop and discussion group addressing issues in the production and consumption of transnational clothing in the World Heritage City, Bath. Themes for discussion include, but are not limited to: clothes … Continue reading

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Tauranga – Hooked on Design Workshop and Exhibition 16-18 June

Tauranga-based designer, author and academic Debra Laraman is a passionate advocate for traditional crafts. Her latest exhibition, Hooked on Design, presents a series of inspiring contemporary knitwear featuring aspects of traditional craft techniques which are re-contextualised, producing a fashion forward but … Continue reading

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