Call for Papers on Textile Intersections:

Textile Intersections Conference organised by the Textile Design Research Group at Loughborough University in collaboration with Royal College of Art and Queen Mary University London, launched a call for papers. The conference will be held in London, Loughborough University in London, from 12 to 14 September 2019. TEXTILE INTERSECTIONS is interested in topics related to…

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Women Making Incredible Things

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Inspiring Oloop

Oloop is a Slovenian initiative aimed at working with women and empowering them through arts and crafts, textile creation and memories. European Design Stories talked with them and prepared this video and article.

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“The handmade reflects the soul of the person who made it”

We – The Souk, reflect in this video the power of Syrian artisanship and invite us to reflect about the risks is confronting. A beautiful compilation of powerful stories.

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The Quiltmakers of Gee’s Bend

Celia Carey: This uplifting, Emmy-winning PBS film tells the modern-day “Cinderalla” story of the quiltmakers of Gee’s Bend, Alabama. Artists born into extreme poverty, they live to see their quilts hailed by a The New York Times art critic as “some of the most miraculous works of modern art America has produced.”

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