‘A Small World’ 13th Sept – 29th October Exciting news – Re-View Textile will be exhibiting at Farfield Mill in the Autumn. Farfield Mill is an arts, craft and heritage centre housed in a restored Victorian Woollen Mill in the … Continue reading
Ten artists from Review-Textile are currently working towards Small World – Cabinet of Curiosities, an exhibition to be shown in Autumn 2017. This totally new venture will draw visitors into a curious surreal miniature world. For more snippets and images of … Continue reading
From 1600s splendour to 1970s style, a new exhibition at Lotherton Hall is displaying wonderful dresses worn by Yorkshire women. Visitors can discover what clothes meant to these women and what we can learn about society from their fashion choices.
Dress by Worth of Paris, worn by Mary Holden Illingworth in 1881
One of these women is Mary Holden Illingworth, daughter of Bradford wool magnate Sir Isaac Holden. Mary obviously loved fashion and several of her luxurious and stylish outfits have survived. The image above shows a dress she bought in 1881 for her daughter’s wedding. It was created by the famous Parisian designer, Worth, and features an opulent fabric, fringing and a train.
Special Collections has loaned Mary’s book of travels and letters she wrote to her sister Maggie which include lots of detail about her interest in fashion. Kay Eggleston blogged about padding mannequins so they were the…
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Ten artists from Review-Textile are currently working towards Small World – Cabinet of Curiosities, an exhibition to be shown in Autumn 2017.This totally new venture will draw visitors into a curious surreal miniature world.For more snippets and images of work in … Continue reading
“The Breath of Air exhibition gave us felted flying birds, a wedding across international boundaries, delicate landscapes, electronic cleverness, sand-filled dolls and a treasure filled tent to intrigue us with sight and sound” “Beautiful, inspirational pieces full of colour and … Continue reading
Breath of Air – Snippets from the set up day, an exhibition from Re-View Textile at Birkenhead Park Visitor Centre. Mon 19th Oct – Thurs 29th Oct 10.30 – 4.00 Meet the artists on Sunday 25th October 2.00 – … Continue reading
For this exhibition eight members of the Merseyside based Re-View Textile group have made work utilising a variety of media, including screen print, hand and machine stitch, felt making and found materials. Themes of containment, freedom, music, tree canopies, weddings, … Continue reading
Eight Re-View Textile artists exhibited at Birkenhead Park Visitor Centre in Oct 2015 Susan Beck, Sue Boardman, Yvonne Deegan, Jen Fenner, Rosey Paul, Judith Railton, Marion Roberts and Janet Wilkinson The artists made work art specifically for this exhibition. Themes … Continue reading
Mandala for the World – Janet Wilkinson Drawing the Line was one of the last exhibitions to be held in 2014 at Liverpool Academy of Arts before it closed. The spacious gallery encouraged the Re-View Textile artists to work on … Continue reading
Drawing the Line textile art exhibition starts this week with an array of various mediums and techniques. Come and see the show it is on from 5th July until the 18th open 12 until 4 pm Tuesday until Saturday!