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UCA Forthcoming Conference Digital/Material: developments in printed and woven textiles

Digital/Material: developments in printed and woven textiles  –  27th October 2017   –  UCA Rochester, Kent     Booking for the forthcoming  textiles conference at the University for the Creative Arts, Rochester is now open.     Please follow the link.  Digital/Material: developments in printed and woven textiles conference Keynote speakers are: Phillip David Stearns, founder of […]

Fantastically Inspiring Day at the ‘Matter of Material’ symposium, Turner Contemporary, Margate

Below I am posting my abstract from the Matter of Material Symposium which I took part in recently. The symposium, put together by UCA’s  Prof. Lesley Millar  accompanied the exhibition Entangled: Threads & Making, which has just finished at the Turner Contemporary.  It was a fantastically stimulating day, I really enjoyed the other speaker’s presentation’s, especially hearing from Freddie Robins in […]

Technical Note : 09 – cotton as a mask/stencil in dye sub printing

            Technical Note 09 – *  Using a natural fibre as a mask/stencil when dye sublimation printing – UPDATED.  Documenting technical developments discovered whilst pursuing the project Locus of the Dress   – I have been working with dye sublimation extensively in this project. In the past i have used […]

Technical Note 26 – folds and creases

Technical Note 06 – *  folds and creases in whole garment printing  Documenting technical developments discovered whilst pursuing the project Locus of the Dress   One area I have been looking at is the visual qualities of whole garment printing as opposed to flat cloth printing.  Generally the process of making textiles for fashion involves printing […]

Composition ideas for showing ‘Locus of the Dress’ work

I’ve been doing an extensive amount of sampling for the work that makes up  ‘LOCUS OF THE DRESS: AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL LANDSCAPE’.    I am now working out how it is most appropriately presented, so that I can embark on making up the final pieces. It brings together psychology and contemporary textile practice, (hand […]

Łódź Blouse Trilogy

   I am exhibiting  Łódź Blouse Trilogy  at the University for the Creative Arts,  Canterbury   –  Foyer Gallery from Nov 21st 2016  to 05th Jan 2017. The Lodz Blouse Trilogy explores memory and experience imbued in the clothes we wear. Through a series of interventions on blouses Goldsmith undertakes a series of acts to reveal latent matter […]