Making Classics Modern

We’ve been researching classic textile designs and structures for ten years and ways to make them modern. This process has brought hundreds of…

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Rewriting History

We’re threading together many diverse stories across many centuries to tell new stories about textiles and their timeless…

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Teaching CAD with Paint

We find all CAD classes boring so we invented a new hybrid of design-jockeying CAD with painting! We bring this research into…

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Streamlining Digi-Trad Craft

We’ve enjoyed designing and delivering exciting creative collaborations with the V&A Digital Suite since 2010!

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We Help Schoolchildren Design Their Own Fabric

We’ve been busy teaching children how to create bespoke patterns for themselves so that as they grow up they are fully equipped to…

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We Engineer Joy

We’ve been delivering large scale textiles events for ten years and the buzz of hundreds of people enjoying innovative craft activities is one of our…

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Enriching Digital With Analogue

Our classes are designed to stimulate autonomy in each student so that they experience freedom in flourishing, insight and increased confidence. Our students gain…

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Generating New Knowledge Circles

We’re delighted to be presenting more Digital Craft workshops at fantastic venues across the UK in 2019! We’ve been developing…

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We Enable New Stories

We’re always thrilled to see the crowds gather for…

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Loving our Pussy Hat Project Knit-in!

Join us for our first Pussy Hat Project Knit In inspired by the Pussy Hat Project USA!

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“Quelle Surprise, a Woman on the Front Cover of Tate!”

Women always appear on the front cover of glossy magazines, right?  In the art world, not…

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SPOTLIGHT: New Resident Artist Alex Anne Goodwin

We’re delighted to welcome our new resident modern folk embroiderer, Alex Anne Goodwin, who…

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Do You Protest Patchwork?

The mix ‘n’ match patchwork theme that we saw at Tsumori Chisato continues this autumn at Dior…

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We Support Graduates

We’re always applying our research to support graduates to help them feel a sense of community, understanding and belonging. We also provide…

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We Curate Trailblazing Content

We’re expert at creating the best, insightful and curated content available for public engagement at international exhibitions, events and more! From concept to…

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SPOTLIGHT: New Resident Artist Kuniko Maeda

We’re delighted to welcome our new studio resident Kuniko Maeda.  Kuniko is an award-winning artist who creates…

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We Give Our Cultural Analyses to Brands

We publish expert cultural analyses and content for brands and institutions. With our research and specialist knowledge, we’re…

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SPOTLIGHT: New Resident Artist Yvette Kissi

We’re delighted to welcome new studio resident Yvette Kissi.  Yvette is a young emerging artist who creates…

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We Host the Best Designers

We’re busy giving young designers the most affordable space in which to develop and nurture their practice. Our resident designers are…

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Simple A-Line Pattern Stripes

We’re loving all the colour at Novis, New York. We spotted this stunning A-line skirt with four bold…

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We’re Supporting Women’s Entreprise!

We’re busy supporting many micro businesses run by women on their own. With structured action plans and regular…

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We’re Assisting Young Designers!

We’re busy supporting young designers with business and employment routes. With our structured tutorial plans and…

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Patch Pockets

We’re loving all the mix ‘n’ match print and denim inspiration at Tsumori Chisato, Japan, this week…

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We’re Celebrating Ten Years of Social Textiles’ Events!

We’re busy collating all our research of ten years delivery social textiles’ events. We’re proud of all the friends and…

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What’s Your Applique?

We still love this silhouette by Schiaparelli from FW2016 so…

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We’re in Camden!

We love having our studio hosted at Textiles Hub London, in the world famous London Borough of Camden, at Kingsgate Workshops Trust with all the wonderful…

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We’re Putting On Great Shows!

We’re always busy collating our clients work and applying our research exclusively to their needs. In many cases, this leads to…

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Fashioning Demons

Just as most artists suffer emotional abuse or neglect in their early years, (for instance, Louise Bourgeois and Yayoi Kusama), so too did Niki de Saint Phalle…

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Patchwork Rainwear

Have you tried this? Visit your local textile recyclers to collect some waterproof fabrics to…

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Edeltrud Hofman Refashions Old Silk Stock

It’s summertime and we’re still loving Masayo Kishi’s silk blouse collection made from…

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Deadstock Re-Fashion

It’s summertime and we’re loving Masayo Kishi’s silk blouse collection made from…

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Upcycled Menswear

Today we’re loving American designer, Emily Bode’s upcycled menswear…

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Bode SS18

Today in the studio we’re loving Emily Bode’s new menswear…

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We’re Introducing our Creative Pioneers!

We attract and work with the best in their field which leads to strong…

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Textiles Hub Creative Business Support

We support young businesses by creating the space and community to…

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Colour, Pattern & Containment

Slowly but surely the international community is coming up to speed with the relationship between colour, pattern and containment with the new retrospective of Fahrelnissa Zeid coming soon to the Tate Modern in London, UK.

Slow Textiles Group members will be familiar with our CEO, Dr Emma Neuberg’s analysis of modernist abstraction in art and its relationship with psychology. We have yet to read about this in other people’s publications but at least we can now live it in this exciting new exhibition! Message us if…

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From Painting to Blouse

Discover how to print your own with us at the PANTONE TROPICAL REPEATS IN PHOTOSHOP WORKSHOP broadcast live online and at Textiles Hub London!

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Painting Into Textiles

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Upcycled Kintsugi Collection

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Vikto & Rolf Upcycling

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Applique Knit

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White Blouse Corsaged

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Corsage Sequin Repeat

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Craftsmanship At Chanel Metiers D’Art

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Did You See Schiaparelli’s Padded Quilting?

Have you made a deep padded, quilt jacket?

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How’re Your Patches Coming Along?

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Cut& Sequin

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“Badge Up!”

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Print An Old T-shirt

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Go Bricolage

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Sheer Embroidery

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Italy Goes Max Out Brit Style

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Fantasy Embroidery

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Leather Applique

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Applique Cutouts

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Geometric Patterns

We’re loving the geometric pattern-cutting in this collection by British-Greek designer Mary Katrantzou. There is a lot of scope here for cutting into an old skirt to create an entirely fresh central panel as Katrantzou has done in a printed emerald  velvet. As we can show you how, why not start with a digital velvet…

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Geometry Girls

We have designed so many Geometrics Workshops now and we’re excited to be producing more – some inspired by this Chanel collection…watch this space! You can browse some of our geometrics events here and more here!  

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GEO FORM

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GRAPHIC KUDOS?

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STASH MASH-UP!

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STITCH TOGETHER?

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REMNANTS AFLOW?

Inspired?

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SCULPT LINEN?

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LACE JUTE?

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STRAW WEAVE!

Inspired?

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SEQUIN PAINT DAUBS?

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SPRAY PAINT SEQUINS?

Inspired?

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ADD-ON SEQUIN PANEL?

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CUT AND COLLAGE?

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GARDEN, PAINT AND PRINT!

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COLLAGE AND SEW?

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POP ART STENCIL AND SPRAY?

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INSIDE OUT STITCH AND APPLIQUE?

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POP ART PAINT, STITCH AND STENCIL?

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FRENCH RIVIERA FLORALS?

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SILK BOTANICALS?

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FLORAL EMBROIDERY AND PRINT?

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WORK REVIEWS BEGIN FIRST FRIDAYS AT 6.30PM!

Next dates here!

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IT’S WORLD RECYCLE WEEK!

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WHEN’S YOUR GUCCI SPRING 2016 DAY?

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THE FULL GUCCI SPRING 2016 FEELING

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HOW WILL YOU WEAR YOURS?

With embroidered patches all over the international catwalks for Fall 2016, why not learn to make your own with machine-embroidery and hand-stitch with us on 16th April at 1.30pm at Textiles Hub London and webinar?

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MCQUEEN FALL 2016 SHOW

Sarah Burton’s collection for Alexander McQueen (Fall16) is quintessentially British. In yesterday’s show, we were presented with a mix of evening party glamour, moonlit boudoir and punk constraint.

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Workshops Up!

Fabric Rope Bags are our inspiration for our Summer Style workshop on Saturday 4th June 2016. Maybe see you there!

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SECONDHAND STYLE

We love Camille Rowe’s secondhand, easy chic style!

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Geometric Patchwork Pictures

Check out the next The Geometrics workshop, GEOMETRIC PATCHWORK PICTURES, with artist Emma Neuberg on Saturday 12th March 2016 at 1.30pm (GMT) at Textiles Hub London. If you’re a member it’s half price, of course! Check it out here!

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FLORAL INSPIRATION AT RA, LONDON

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MISS KINETIC PATTERNS?

You just missed KINETIC PATTERNS FOR DESIGNERS! Check back here for future variations on this exciting and popular theme – great for programmable textiles, social media, film and idents. See Listings here!

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VOGUE CELEBRATES 100

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SCANDI EMBROIDERED PRINTS

Workshop on Saturday 19th March 2016 at 1.30pm (GMT). BOOK HERE!

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CHANEL’S PRINT WEAVE STYLE SPRING 2016

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WE’RE LOOKING AT #PALM #SWEETGRASS #BASKET #WEAVE

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CHANEL’S METIERS D’ART SHOW 2015

We’re loving Chanel’s latest Metiers d’Arts show.  The soundscape, clothing, stage set, direction and choreography are mesmerising. What do you think?

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EMROIDERY INSPIRES…

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