textile arts directory

People and places
individual artists, galleries, exhibitions and groups
Techniques
resources for embroidery, wearables, surface design, feltmaking, weaving...
Textile traditions
textiles from different historical periods and geographical origins, collecting and conservation
Inspiration
visual and creative resources, image libraries, design sources, avenues to explore
Textile connections
link collections, textile organisations, email groups, support networks
Study and research
textile education from short courses to university degrees, research resources and FAQs
Materials
textile and fibre arts suppliers, product information, reviews
Publications
publishers, magazines, blogs, books and bibliographies covering textile and fibre arts
Making a living
artist marketing, arts and crafts careers, small business support
At a tangent
apposite displacement activity... clothes, accessories, fairtrade crafts, digital textiles

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Maximo Laura is a 5th generation Peruvian tapestry weaver born in Ayacucho, Peru, following the Wari textile tradition. "My work is the development of a rich, fascinating and ancient historical Andean textile foundation in symbiosis with innovations in tapestry around the world..."

The Lightfoot Letters: Maria Walker, textile artist

Read Maria Walker's account of her discovery of a bundle of old letters and the amazing textile journey that ensued, a journey that is by no means complete.

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City & Guilds Diary
Audrey Hughes shared her experiences as she embarked on Part One of City & Guilds Creative Embroidery, in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Audrey's City & Guilds Diary

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