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Forgotten Dresses DVD

Forgotten Dresses now available on DVD Forgotten dresses is the story of the volunteers known as ‘the Textile Ladies’ and their work to preserve and catalogue a collection of 19th Century clothing that lay packed in the attics of Howick … Continue reading

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CTANZ 2015 Subscription renewals are due

COSTUME AND TEXTILE ASSOCIATION NZ Annual Membership renewals are due. Membership benefits include – twice-yearly journal Context and discounted rates at the Annual Symposium. Membership runs for the year beginning 1 January and the fees are $50 Waged and $35 … Continue reading

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Auckland Embroiderers’ Guild Annual Display of Embroidery

The Auckland Embroiderers’ Guild Annual Display of Embroidery this year is titled ‘The Nature of Embroidery’, and is on at the Onehunga Community House, 83 Selwyn St, Onehunga from Friday 31 October to Sunday 9 November, 10am to 4pm daily. … Continue reading

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Travel in Style at MTG Hawke’s Bay

On September 27th the team at MTG Hawke’s Bay embarked on a very special fashion journey with our summer exhibition Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan – Travel in Style. With over ten years of research leading into the exhibition, beginning with Douglas and … Continue reading

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Historic Samplers publication by Vivien Caughley

Congratulations to CTANZ member Vivien Caughley on the publication of her beautiful book on historic samplers, which is now available in the shops.

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2014 Vintage Textile Fair Sunday 31 August

Only two weeks to go till the much anticipated once-yearly Vintage Textile Fair!    

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2014 CTANZ Symposium report

On behalf of the CTANZ symposium committee, I’d like to thank all delegates and presenters of papers for their contributions in turning the 13th symposium into such a wonderful event. A big ‘thank you’ also to the Auckland War Memorial … Continue reading

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Registrations for the 13th Annual Symposium of the Costume & Textile Association of New Zealand, to be held at the Auckland Museum on Friday 30th and Saturday 31st May, 2014 are now open. To register, please download the registration form … Continue reading

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From Muslin to Mosul – Public talk by Enaam Battani

Objectspace is currently showing an exhibition of beautiful textiles from the collection of Iraqi-born collector Enaam Battani in the Vault. Muslin was named after the Iraqi city of Mosul, as it is understood, that this is the place where Europeans … Continue reading

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Call for Papers 13th Annual Symposium

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