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New Darning Repairs Online Class

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New Class Friday this weeks brings before you the ever useful Darning Online Class. During this hour long video tutorial we will explain how to go about performing this traditional repair method demonstrated on two fabric examples. These approaches can then be transferred to your own item which needs fixing to give new life to …

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Anni Alber’s Exibition at the Tate Modern

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Six Prayers (1966-7) Anni Albers (1899- 1994) was a leading innovator of 20th Century modernist abstraction. Her work combined the ancient craft of weaving with the ideas and styles of modern art. She was a lady of many trades: an artist; a designer; teacher and a writer. The exhibition explores different aspects of her life: …

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Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up – Exhibition Visit

The exhibition Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up is currently at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and we recently took the chance to visit. This unique show gives a detailed overview of Kahlo’s life: her family and heritage; her politics; her relationship with mural painter Diego Rivera; the near-fatal accident that caused her a …

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Great Toronto: New Artist Textiles at the Fashion and Textiles Museum

To celebrate London Design Festival, the Fashion & Textile Museum held a pop-up exhibition taken from the Textile Museum of Canada. The collection, Greater Toronto: New Artist Textiles, made its first appearance outside of North America at the Fashion & Textile museum, where it displayed fabric print designs from ten Canadian artists. The collection exploring …

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