5 Easy Ways to Develop your Creativity in Textiles

We all have that ‘blank sheet of paper’ issue when thinking about creating something, anything, in any craft or art. Creativity in textiles is no different. It doesn’t matter if you work in the area professionally or if you are a complete ‘newbie’ to textiles. The thought of sitting down …

Latest Textile Books for the Ultimate Enthusiast

We’ve compiled a list of the latest textile books on offer that aim to inspire, encourage and impart creative wisdom. Whether you’re looking for a gift for a stitching enthusiast or simply want to stock pile reading material for the winter; we’re sure you’ll find the perfect book, right here. …

Adopting a Danish Approach to Winter Crafting

As Winter approaches the UK I’m sure we’re all looking forward to those long nights, dark mornings, terrifying gritter lorries, extortionate heating bills, and bitterly cold winds. Right? At the School of Stitched Textiles, we welcome Winter. For creative crafting obsessives like ourselves, Winter legitimises our desire to stay tucked up …

Sarah Campbell from start to finish

From start to finish’ explores Sarah Campbell’s recent design journeys. The display is primarily concerned with the process of designing for textiles from commission and first thoughts – through sketches, roughs and artwork – to the finished product.

Layers

Layers 14th January – 28th April 2012 An interesting looking exhibition at The Quilters Guild Gallery in York.  It’s great to see innovative, modern quilting from ex-City & Guilds students. The New Horizons Textile Group was formed in January1993 by former students at North Hertfordshire College. Members of the group …