Dubbed ‘the Oscars of the Tailoring Trade’ by the Financial Times, The Golden Shears Award 2019 was held at the Merchant Taylors’ Hall, London, on 18th March. The biannual award seeks to reward tailors for their sartorial skills and sees 24 hopefuls vying for the £3000 prize money and a…

Hand & Lock is looking for creative embroiderers who want to showcase their skills  for a chance to win a top prize of $3500 US and a weekend embroidery course with Hand & Lock. Established in 2000 to to give new designers, interested in embroidery, the opportunity to showcase their…

The Textile Institute is closing applications to join the TI Council at 12 pm on  Monday 18 March 2019.  If you want to get involved in areas such as fundraising, providing advice on key issues, governance matters and representing your country as you network with others globally, complete a…

In recognition of their outstanding contribution to the textile industries and/or the work of the Textile Institute itself, Medals and Awards are conferred upon individuals and organisations under the authority of the TI Council. Nominations for Medals and Awards closes soon, so if you think…

A selection of examples from the winners of the Hand and Lock Prize for Embroidery 2018, held on 15 November, 2018, at Bishopsgate Institute, London. The winners were announced by Jessica Pile, Director at H&L. 309 global entrants showcased their work from which 17 awards with 9 first place…

Monday 15 – Wednesday 17 October 2018 This intensive three day training short course is organised for the benefit of all those who are engaged in the manufacture, research and development as well as the commercial aspects of textile business. The course will cover Fibres, yarns and fabrics used…