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textiles Issue 1 2024 is now available online!
Dr John Roy McPhee CText FTI

COVID-19 Update
The Textile Institute office staff are operating as normal during office hours 9.00-17.00 but are working remotely from 19 March 2020 until further notice.
Bradford textile Society’s Design Competition 2020

This annual competition is a fantastic opportunity for independent designers, designers employed in the UK textile industry and students from UK universities and colleges to share their work and gain recognition

Medals and Awards 2020 – open for nominations

The Medals and Awards Committee is seeking nominations from industry and academia in a range of categories.

ITFA Introduction to Wool Carpets Course Approved with Credit

The International Textile Flooring Academy (ITFA) course Introduction to Wool Carpets has been Approved with Credit by The Textile Institute.

Proposed Change to Individual Membership Subscription Renewal Dates

At the meeting of the Council of The Textile Institute on Thursday 31 January 2019, it was agreed to put forward ideas for improving the efficiency of the way in which Individual Members’ subscription payments are made.

Council Vote – have your say about who represents Members on Council

This year, there will be a vote for nominations to join Council because the number of nominations for elected members exceeds the number of vacancies as per Chapter III and IV of the Royal Charter Bye-Laws.

Saville Row Apprentice wins Golden Shears Award 2019

The biannual award seeks to reward tailors for their sartorial skills and sees 24 hopefuls vying for the £3000 prize money and a propitious future in tailoring.

Apparel knowledge hub, MOTIF, granted ‘Approved with Credit’ status by the TI

The Textile Institute, dedicated to promoting professionalism in all areas of the textile industry, is pleased to announce it has granted the ‘Approved with Credit’ status to three of MOTIF’s principal online courses:

Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery 2019 – deadline extended!

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.

Election to Council closing soon

The Textile Institute is closing applications to join the TI Council at 12 pm on Monday 18 March 2019.

TI Medals and Awards 2019 – closing 15 March 2019

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.

Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery 2018
London and South East England Section Event – Roy Godden Lecture
Textile Short Course Announced

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 Textile Institute News: Katie Greenyer Appointed World President

Press Release Tuesday 8th May 2018: The Textile Institute has announced that Katie Greenyer, Creative Talent and Network Director at Pentland Brands, is to be appointed the World President of The Textile Institute.

Message from the World President of The Textile Institute

As World President of The Textile Institute I would like to express my sadness for the loss of life that took place in Manchester last evening, 22 May 2017.

Textile Institute World President Elect
Textile Institute awards presented to
Textile Terms and Definitions
The Textile Institute announced as the lead sponsor of World Textile Awards
Innovation from Fibre to Fashion The 89th Textile Institute World Conference Call for Papers
Textile Institute awards presented
The Textile Institute Announces Short Courses
The Textile Institute Leather Event
World President Announced
Jimmy Choo OBE to speak at 88th TIWC
TIWC 2012 Registration now open
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