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Around Aotearoa in March

There seems to be no end to the number of textile and dress exhibitions around at the moment. The biggies – Quant, Eden Hore – are winding down but there’s also a lot that’s in the small /perfectly formed basket … Continue reading

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Fashion forward

The New Zealand Fashion Museum turned 10 this year, a milestone that was submerged with all the others as we’ve grappled with the disruptions caused by the pandemic. With NZFM being an online exhibition space, it’s been able to continue … Continue reading

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Queen’s Birthday honours: congratulations to Maureen Lander

  Wonderful to see leading fibre artist and longtime CTANZ member Dr Maureen Lander awarded MNZM in the Queen’s Birthday honours list. LANDER, Dr Maureen Robin For services to Māori art Dr Maureen Lander is a leading exponent of raranga … Continue reading

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A Common Thread, Nelson 2019

Some people don’t see the point of sitting around talking about dress and textiles for a week, but those that do turn up for the annual CTANZ symposium. This year’s, A Common Thread, was held at Nelson’s Suter Gallery the … Continue reading

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Symposium, Nelson’s now just a week away

A few last minute notes from the Nelson symposium team. Presenter Deb Donnelly will be exhibiting some of her work at the gallery over the weekend. The kasuri indigo hand loomed  Moving Continents textiles provide a visual bridge for the life … Continue reading

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National Embroiderers’ Conference and workshops, July 2018

Registrations will be closing on February 28th for The Embroidery School which is part of the ANZEG National Embroiderers’ Conference to be held at NMIT in Nelson, July 13th to 19th 2018. There are still some spaces left in many … Continue reading

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The Costume Designer: Edith Head and Hollywood at Bendigo Art Gallery

Wall of costume design sketches, Image; supplied While planning my dream trip to see the House of Dior exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria I discovered that Bendigo Art Gallery had an Edith Head exhibition on at the same time. I decided to … Continue reading

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Auckland’s famous Vintage Textile Fair is THIS SUNDAY!

It’s that time of the year! The Auckland Vintage Textile Fair time! And CTANZ will be there with our own table – do come & say hello! When: THIS SUNDAY! 27th August 2017 From: 10AM to 4PM Where: Tasman Room, Alexander Park … Continue reading

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Call for papers for Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice

The Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice has just issued a Call for Papers with a deadline of 1 October 2017 (see  Accepted papers will either be included in themed issues for 2018 or become part of a general issue. … Continue reading

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2017 Symposium countdown

With two weeks to go, you can still register for the 2017 CTANZ Symposium, Fibre Connecting People. The CTANZ SYMPOSIUM 2017 Programme features three keynote speakers: the NZ Fashion Museum’s Doris de Pont on clothing, identity and belonging; sustainable fashion … Continue reading

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