the textile society

 

the textile society hosted a conference in leicester which had many interesting talks about sustainability within a textiles and fashion context, innovative new fabrics, and some history of textiles, and natural dyes. the garments and textiles above were from a small exhibition that was part of the event. from top to bottom: a patchwork table cover from the 1830s made from military uniforms,  dr jenny balfour paul: indigo, isabella whitworth: orchil dying, lesley pullen: indonesian textiles, a bamboo suit designed by annette gortz, a top and jacket upcycled by mia nesbit & sophie gorton: rags to riches.

more on the textile society at textilesociety.org.uk

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