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TF 1/2012

Resist-Dyeing Techniques

English edition

Title: Mary Restieaux/UK, Ikat Fabric for interior and fashion, Photo: Andra Nelki

TF: 48 high quality colour pages, A4-format
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TF Regional (pp. 2-6)
Reports (pp. 8-9)
Preview (pp. 10-15)
Books (pp. 16-17)
MAIN TOPIC (pp.18-45)
Calendar (ETN Database!)
Ads (pp. 42, 49-53)


TF Regional (A, CH, D)


Textiles at the Hamburg Craft & Design Fair, Report by Beatrijs Sterk


120 Years of Paraments
Textilwerkstatt in Darmstadt

Swiss Confederation Design Award
Design Award

Exhibition at Tuchinform in Winterthur/CH

The h+h Fair and the Knitting Trend

Iserlohn Needle Market

'In Close Touch', textile & fashion at Lüntenbeck Castle/D


Eunique 2012

'In Close Touch', travelling exhibition through Germany

Summer Forum in WiesbadenD
The 'Offensive' Group

Peter Horn shows his Cosmic tapestries in Neumünster/D

'Unique! - The One-Off', exhibition of the GEDOK group in Heidelberg

Dorothea Reese-Heim showed her installation in Berlin

7 TextilWerk - A new museum building in Bocholt/D
Textile Museum in Bocholt



'Fibremen' -Exhibition in Kherson, Ukraine

History of Medieval Cologne Art


Michelle Howarth Rashman, exhibition in London

Maïté Tanguy, exhibition in Paris

'The Nature Spirit', Japanese textile art exhibition in Salamanca/E

50 Years of Latvian Textile Art in Riga




Textile Forum magazine is known for its complete quarterly calendar. For the second quarter of 2012, 108 current exhibitions are listed, 31 specialized meetings respectively further educational opportunities and 18 competitions. The special pages for Germany, Austria and Switzerland have a calendar of more than 51 additional exhibitions, meetings/courses, competitions and fairs/markets.
(Up-to-date event overview see Calendar/ETN Database)




'In the Loop 3' - Knitting competition in UK

Miniartextil in Como

Festival of Quilts Competition 2012 in Birmingham
Twisted Thread

The 15th International Lace Biennial in Sansepolcro, Italy

The 10th International Triennial of Minitextiles in France

'Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow' - Patchwork Contest in Alsace
Carrefour Européen du Patchwork

'New Tradtitional Jewellery 2012' in Holland

'Fibremen II'



Stage Costumes in Europe from the Late Renaissance to 1900, Conference in Venezia

SDA & SAQA - Conference in Philadelphia, USA


The 50th Dutch Symposium of their Textile Commission at Het Loo Palace near Apeldoorn/NL

Textile Plus Art Days
Stichting Textil Plus

Natural Dye Symposium in Australia

The 18th European Patchwork Meeting

Textile Culture Haslach




Alexander McQueen: Inspirations, Exhibition in Hamburg
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe

Wearable Objects by Ingeborg Vandamme in Enschede/NL

'Dragons, Nagas and Creatures of the Deep', exhibition at the Textile Museum in Washington D.C., USA

Travelling exhibition 'Artextures' in France

Anneke Kersten und Roos Cox: Woven Art in Nijmegen/NL


'Cover your Head', exhibition in Leiden/NL
Textile Research Centre

'Outside-Inside the Box', exhibition in Philadelphia, USA
Fiber Philadelphia

The Valcellina Award, festivities in Managio, Italy

The 4th Triennial of Textile Art in Szombathely, Hungary
Art Hall


'Christien Meindertsma Solo', exhibition in Tilburg/NL

Preview of a New International Triennial of Textile Art in China


'Magic Fabrics - Woven Dreams, exhibition in Austria
Haus der Völker

'Block Party', travelling exhibition of the British Crafts Council through Britain




Splendour and Glory of the Middle Ages - Cologne Masterpieces from the World's Great Collections, eds. Dagmar Täube and Miriam Verena Fleck; Hirmer Verlag 2011

Woven Masterpieces of Sikh Heritage, Frank Ames; Antique Collectors' Club, UK 2000

Narratives-Tapestries designed and woven by Susan Martin Maffei; limited edition, 2011



Techniques of Woven Tapestry, 8 DVDs with 18 hours technical tapestry instruction by Archie Brennan, USA

Blue Alchemy: Stories of Indigo, dokumentary by Mary Lance, USA


MAIN TOPIC: Resist Dyeing Techniques


Particularities of the 8th Symposiums in Hong Kong, Quotes from letters by Yoshiko Wada


The 8th International Shibori Symposium: Tradition and Innovation, report by Christina Conklin


Nine Shibori-Artists: Trine Mauritz-Eriksen/N, Marie-Hélène Guelton/F, Ana Lisa Hedstrom/USA, Elin Noble/USA, Suhandan Özay Demirkan/TR, Mascha Mioni/CH, Sabine Grundmann/D, Karla De Ketelaere/B and Marie-Therese Wisniowski/AUS

25 Suzusan and the Murase Family, report by Beatrijs Sterk
26 A New Tool for Arashi Shibori,by Anne Selby
28 Mary Restieaux - Ikat Weaver and Industrial Designer, report by B. Sterk
30 Batik - A Personal Reflection: Literature, Periodicals, Museums and Symposia, by Rudolf Smend
38 Vlisco Fabrics - Six Yards Guaranteed Dutch Design - A factory visit by Beatrijs Sterk
43 The History of Resist-Printed Textiles, report by Maria Friend
44 A Visit to Georg Stark's Hand-Printing Workshop, report by Beatrijs Sterk


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SOFA Expo in New York


Textile Kultur Haslach

Textilmarkt Schloß Lüntenbeck

Digital Weaving Norway


Messe h+h Köln

Arashi Shibory by Anne Selby

SDA Teach + Learn Volume 2

Bojagi Forum 2012


The Journal for Weavers, Spinners and Dyers

Fondazione Arte della Seta Lisio

Gruppo Colle, Colour Card for Felt Artists & Designers




Quilt Star


Messe Zweifach, Salzburg

Weberforum Oederan

Webstuhlmanufaktur Rudi Künzl



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