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TextileMatters: Structure & Surface Symposium- Corsham Court

On the 19th May I listened to, four leading International Weavers, speak at the inaugural symposium of ‘The Textile Research Centre’ at…

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Creative Bath – Roger Saul and Lynne Franks

In March I went to hear Roger Saul the founder of ‘Mulberry’ at the Octagon in Bath as part of ‘Bath in…

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Liz and Rebecca – Woman’s Hour, Radio Four.

I enjoyed the interview with Liz Earle on Woman’s hour today (14th May), she is mentoring ¬†Rebecca Taylor through the Prince’s Trust…

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Lost in Lace – Birmingham City Art Gallery

I recently visited the ‘Lost in lace’ exhibition at the Birmingham City Art Gallery. Alongside the exhibition, some of the lace from…

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Scottish textile company expansion.

I have included this article as it reinforces my belief that there is potential for growth in British textles. It also shows…

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‘Make it in Britain’ New competition

Thie competition run by the department for business innovation and skills looks really interesting. It is yet another indication of the renewed…

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Harris Tweed- A short film

Tim Parry Williams recently sent a link to this 5 minute film about Harris tweed. I am really interested in Harris Tweed…

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Two short films on Craftsmanship

Llio has just sent me ¬†links to two short films about craftsmanship which I find really interesting and reinforce my view that…

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Four thought – Radio Four, on the start-up culture.

I have just listened to Judith Clegg, (Wednesday 11th January 2012 20;45) explaining some of the characteristics of ‘the start-up culture’, and…

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Knockando Woolmill in the Highlands

On the 5th January I listened to ‘Open country’ on radio 4. Helen Mark visited Knockando Mill which is nearly through a…

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my idea of a ‘Coolbrand’

I am returning to fabric design with a intuitive sense that worsted wool cloth is perfect as a fabric for the moment….

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100% Design – 2012 Predictions

Tim Parry Williams just sent out this link to the ‘100% design’ website. I am interested by Ghislaine Wood’s predictions about the…

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