Sheer Embroidery

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We’re Proud to Present Alexandra Gerstein’s paper The Free Geometry of Omega Workshops Textiles, 1913-1919 at The Geometrics Symposium

Among many wonderful and inspiring papers being presented on Saturday 27th April 2013 from 2-8pm at The Geometrics Exhibition & Symposium is Alexandra Gerstein’s paper The Free Geometry of Omega Workshops Textiles, 1913-1919. Book here and see you there!       

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ALEXANDRA GERSTEIN PRESENTS ‘THE FREE GEOMETRY OF OMEGA WORKSHOPS TEXTILES 1913-1919’

We’re delighted to announce that Alexandra Gerstein, curator of Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Courtauld Gallery, London, is presenting an exclusive paper to the Slow Textiles Group on 27th April 2013. As curator of Beyond Bloomsbury: Designs of the Omega Workshops 1913 – 19, one of her specialisms is the Omega Workshops, twentieth century…

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STG Members Ready for Christopher Kane AW2013!

 Thank you to our fab Roger Vivier couture tutor, Eline le Callennec,  for teaching Saturday’s workshop in how to create Christopher Kane’s catwalk look for Autumn/Fall/Winter 2013 with couture couching and more. As always, we’re ahead of the game with our Skills Development Training and uber-talented members and tutors! Next date for Skills Development Training is August 3rd 2013…

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Learn Couture Embellishment Techniques Here on Feb 16th 2013

Image courtesy of Poszata Ltd, Hungary.     Learn how to make Richelieu lace tomorrow with Paris couture embroiderer, Eline Le Callennec and the Slow Textiles Group. This workshop is available both online and in the London studio. Just two places left! Book your place here.  White on white. Traditional French Richelieu lace in white linen.  Image…

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Pua Kumba Weaving in Marik Empang!

                                                                                                            Photo: Neuberg…

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MODERNISM IN 4th CENTURY TEXTILES

Linen and wool tapestry, detail, third to fourth century AD, Egypt. Linen and wool tapestry, detail, fourth to fifth century AD, Egypt. Linen and wool tapestry, detail, fifth to sixth century AD, Egypt.   Lunar Deity, wool embroidery on linen, detail, third to fourth century AD, Egypt. For more information on these extrordinarily modern-looking Egyptian…

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