The International Textile Flooring Academy (ITFA) course Introduction to Wool Carpets has been Approved with Credit by The Textile Institute. This course provides comprehensive coverage of the production and properties of tufted and woven carpet manufacture. The Textile Institute’s brand is the…

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…