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Interwoven – Exhibition


Interwoven is an exhibition at Platform Gallery, Habitat, London, celebrating the art of weaving for interiors; exploring new technologies and different approaches to design that demonstrate surprising innovation within this versatile making tradition.


Philippa Thorne ( Gone Rural), Coralie Bonnet, Jane Harper, Lucie Libotte and Nadia Anne Ricketts.

Dates: 8th March – 28th April 2013

Platform Gallery details.

Course: Photoshop For Jacquard Weave Design – London

Photoshop for jacquard image 1Details: An In-depth introduction to designing for Jacquard weave using Photoshop. Suitable for weavers with knowledge of structures who want to know how to set up designs for sample or production.

Dates: April – June 2013. Thurs 14.00 – 17.00

Venue & Information: The Mary Ward Centre. 

Tutor: Kathy Schicker

Course Aims
This course is designed for weavers who are interested in learning how to design Jacquard weaves using Photoshop. The course is suitable for weavers who want to try Jacquard design for the first time or experienced Jacquard weavers who want to learn how to design using Photoshop or to re cap on their knowledge.

Good understanding of weave structures and basic knowledge of Photoshop are required.
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ASF Shetland: Weaver in Residence 2013

ASF ShetlandASF Shetland is pleased to open the Weaver in Residence post for four months this summer.

Applications are invited from graduates, experienced weavers and textile designers to apply for a stay in Shetland, using the AVL looms at the Centre for Creative industries, and developing work and ideas.

This year the programme will focus on working with the Shetland community, helping to advise and develop textiles skills in the isles. In addition the resident will be asked to create a pattern and colourway for a length of cloth for ASF Shetland.

Weaver in Residence applications now open. Application forms and information can be downloaded from the website creativeindustriesshetland.

For more information, please contact Andy Ross on or by telephone 07900 430 429. Applications are accepted from both UK residents and internationally.


Loom for Hire: London



Bussey Building studios, London

A loom is available for hire for short term projects.

Technical Details
George Wood dobby 16 shafts loom
2 beams at the back
Donkey, raddle, shuttles,
Threading/reed hooks,
Warping board and many pegs…

Price: £30 per day, negotiable.

Contact: Lucie Beauvert
+44 750 3959 220
Bussey Building (CIP)
133 Copeland Road
S15 3SN­
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Digital Jacquard: Mythologies – Exhibition

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Talk: The Making of A Silk Tie – Stephen Nixon