Welcome to the Global Textile Hub


Three Australian Fibre & Textile Artists; Jo Franco & Kira Mead from Western Australia and Judi Tompkins from Queensland, are using technology to collaborate and network with others interested in the full spectrum of arts & crafts around the world.

by KiraMead,Albany,WesternAustralia   

Global Rug Hub 2019

A snapshot of rugmaking in 2019 ….. Rag rugs – fabric time-machines linking an ancient craft – contemporary art – futuristic technology. Produced by Kira Mead and the Global Textile Hub Team.

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Global Rug Hub Webinar 2019

A virtual discussion after the Global Rug Hub 2019 Movie – including two Australian guest speakers (Jo & Judi) and our representative in the USA interviewing visitors to Rug Hooking Week at Sauder Village, Ohio.

Thanks to Rug Hooking Week and Sauder Village ( https://saudervillage.org/ ) for hosting the webinar launch and a week of promotion. The 24th Rug Hooking Week is scheduled at Sauder Village for August 12-15, 2020.

Other textile video’s are available on our video producer’s YouTube Channel: Kira Mead’s YouTube Channel



Our Logo based on “  Electro Starfish  “ a textile work by Kira Mead:   Copyright © 2019 Global Textile Hub, all rights reserved.