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World Textile Day

World Textile Day is my favourite day of the year!


Our 2019 season: Inspired to Create

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World Textile Day

Oxfordshire : 1 June 2019

 

Guest Artist

Heather Koumi
Batik artist and teacher

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World Textile Day

Scotland : 15 June 2019

 

Guest Artist

Pat Archibald

Textile artist, quilter

and teacher

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World Textile Day

Norfolk : 7 September 2019

 

Guest Artist

Magie Relph
Textile artist, quilter,

collector and author

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World Textile Day

Cheshire : 28 September 2019

 

Guest Artist

Janice Gunner
Textile artist, quilter,
teacher and author

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World Textile Day

Bristol : 1 October 2019

 

Guest Artist

Isabella Whitworth
Natural and historic

dyeing expert

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World Textile Day

Wales : 23 March 2019

 

Guest Artist

Jacqui Carey
Japanese and medieval
braiding expert

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World Textile Day

Surrey : 13 April 2019

 

Guest Artist

Jennifer Hughes
Collector, embroiderer
weaver and dyer

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World Textile Day

Hampshire : 11 May 2019

 

Guest Artist

Janice Gunner
Textile artist, quilter,
teacher and author


World textile experts share their knowledge, experience and enthusiasm with you - the clothaholics of the world. Workbox magazine

For anyone who loves textiles and costume, World Textile Day is a fascinating and stimulating event... a great day out. Popular Patchwork


SPECIAL GUEST ARTISTS announced for World Textile Days 2019

Our season of eight - yes 8! - World Textile Days next year will be truly INSPIRING.

With our new theme - Inspired to Create - every World Textile Day will feature exhibtions and presentations by our inspiring Guest Artists, as well as our world textiles experts.

What makes our guest artists special?

That's easy. They've all been inspired to create by world travel and textiles.

Here the schedule: mark your calendar now!

  • 23 Mar 2019. Wales - Llanidloes. With Jacquie Carey: Japanese kumihimo and medieval braiding expert and author.
  • 13 April 2019. South East - Surrey. With Jennifer Hughes: Asian textiles expert and collector, teacher, embroiderer, weaver and dyer.
  • 11 May 2019. South - Hampshire. With Janice Gunner: award winning textile artist, quilter, teacher and author.
  • 1 Jun 2019.  Central - Oxfordshire. With Heather Koumi: award winning batik artist and teacher.
  • 15 Jun 2019. Scotland - Bridge of Allan. With Pat Archibald: award winning textile artist, quilter and teacher.
  • 7 Sep 2019. East - Norfolk. With Magie Relph: textile artist, quilter, collector, author and African textiles expert.
  • 28 Sep 2019. North - Cheshire. With Janice Gunner: award winning textile artist, quilter, teacher and author.
  • 5 Oct 2019. West - Bristol. With Isabella Whitworth: natural dyeing artist, historical dyes expert, teacher and lecturer.

Check out all the details on our new, improved website: www.worldtextileday.co.uk


What makes World Textile Day GREAT?

Watch the video of World Textile Day Wales in Llanidloes, March 2019.

Beware: the cakes are as tempting as the textiles!

 
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