Meet the Jurors

“Re-imagined” a Collaboration with a Difference: Make the Ordinary Extraordinary. There are three Jurors for this virtual exhibition; Janet deBoer from Australia and Susan L. Feller and Jackie Abrams from the USA. We begin our introductions to the Jurors with Janet who reminisces here about her journey into textiles. “Hand weaving was my start with […]

Countdown to Launch

The Call for Entries for the 2021 virtual exhibition goes online Monday 30th March, West Australian time “Re-imagined” a Collaboration with a Difference – Make the Ordinary Extraordinary We know this online, virtual, challenge and exhibition will generate a range of questions from artists who plan to enter this innovative exhibition so the Team at […]

Copyright infringement, the Internet and you

By Judi Tompkins (Note: This is NOT intended to be legal advice…. you should seek legal counsel if you seek redress in your country’s legal system)  Recent weeks has seen an increased number of blogs, posts and emails about copyright infringement across all platforms and countries and it is clear that crafters, artists and designers […]

A Tribute to Robin Inkpen

Our friend and colleague, Robin Inkpen, from Donnybrook, Western Australia passed away on 22nd August, 2019. Robin was a softly-spoken, reflective thinker who used her extensive professional experience and skills to synthesize fashion design/illustration; etching and silk-screen design into a very personal artistic style that expressed her love of textile, her passion for colour and […]

Networking and Collaboration

The team at the Global Textile Hub were not the only ones who envisaged a challenge relying on networking.  Susan Sutherland from Ontario, Canada, tells about Rémi Lévesque’s 200 Cushion project; 200 coussins hookés pour mon 200ième / 200 hooked cushions for my 200th Brigitte Webb’s beautiful cushion from Scotland was an example of networking […]

Global Rug Hub Video and Webinar

Created and produced by the Global Textile Hub team in Australia, Kira Mead, Jo Franco and Judi Tompkins, The Global Rug Hub Webinar connected like-minded craftspeople and artists around the world, from a gas-lit cottage by a windswept tarn on the edge of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria north of England to Rug […]

Register for the Global Rug Hub

Finally! THIS is the invitation you’ve been asking about and waiting for! Click HERE to register for the Global Rug Hub 2019. After registering you will receive a confirmation email with the JOIN link and also a link to check the time and date of the event in YOUR location. If this webinar format is […]

Networking via the GT Hub

As Kira Mead is in the throes of finalizing the video “Global Rug Hub” to be presented at the virtual Global Hook-in on 13th August 2019 (USA EST) the team has been introduced to yet another talented textile artist who uses traditional rug hooking techniques in her textile works. In the spirit of networking textile artist​s from around […]

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