Programme

Friday 23 April 9.30am - 6.00pm

9.30 - 10.00am Introductions
10.00 - 10.50am Keynote talk

Dr Catherine Dormor, Reader in Textile Practices, Head of Reseach Programmes, Royal College of Art

How Did I Get Here?

11.00am - 12.00pm Places
  Claire Barber Textiles and Railways: Re-imagining patterns of textile production and circulation on the railway
  David Morrish Windemere: Am I Still Beautiful?
  Nicola Redmore Clogs and bogs and cloth
12.00 - 1.00pm Working Together
  Nicola Perren Quilt Making as a Communcal Act
  Claire Wellesley Smith The Bradford COVID-19 Stitch Journal Project
1.00 - 2.00pm Lunch and finding out more

Malcolm the Weaver - book talk

Undergraduate courses in Fashion and Textiles

2.00 - 3.00pm Clothing and shopping
  Julia Roebuck Clothing in Circular Communities
  Sam Hudson-Miles Soul-Shopping: a study of charity shopping in Dewsbury
  Maija Nygren The Convertibles Clothing Project
4.00 - 5.00pm Sustaining a creative practice in COVID-19
  Kerry Walton Weaving Practice in COVID-19
  Sally Gaukrodger-Cowan Personal Response to COVID-19
  Valerie Wartelle Showcasing Textile Art Practice (film)
5.00 - 6.00pm Roundtable WOVEN in Kirklees - showcasing projects and roundtable discussion with Q&A
  Natalie Walton  
  Kath Wynne-Hague  
  Gill Burton - Big Rainbow Knit  
 
Jane Howroyd - 
Growing Colour Together
 
  Chair - Dr Rowan Bailey  

 

Saturday 24 April 9.30am - 5.00pm

9.30 - 10.00am Introductions
10.00am - 11.00am Innovative Textiles
  Ashleigh Naysmith You won't see the light if you don't feel the heat: Smart textiles for thermoregulation
  Cassie Quinn and Oonagh O'Hagan Fashion: An Alternative Future
  Anna Watkins Seaweed, Slime and Mad Science: A Love Letter to Biomaterials
11.00am - 12.00pm Ecological and environmental approaches (I)
  Olufemi Adetunji Textile Making in Changing Climate in South-Western Nigeria
  Charles Ross ReGenerative Agriculture: how natural ingredient sourcing can create a climate positive garment
  Hafsa Jamshaid Sustainable Products
12.00 - 1.00pm Ecological and environmental approaches (II)
  John Parkinson Recycling our past; creating a future
  Rachel Clowes The Sustainable Sequin Company
  Vicky Price The potential for sustainable use of waste digital print products into hadn crafted textile prints
1.00 - 2.00pm Lunch Postgraduate courses in Fashion and Textiles
2.00 - 3.00pm Future Fashion Factory showcase
3.00 - 4.00pm Manufacturing and pattern cutting
  Kevin Almond Pedagogical and Educational Practices in Fashion and Textiles: The Serendipity of Manufacturing Mistakes
  Claire Evans Exploring grainline tilt through virtual garments wearer trials 
4.00 - 4.30pm Research at Huddersfield PGR student showcase of projects (poster sessions)
4.30 - 5.00pm  The future of fashion and textiles Prof Parik Goswami