Overview

The Stitching Together research network brings together researchers, professional textile practitioners, project commissioners and textile enthusiasts to foster critical dialogue around participatory textile making – making textiles with others – in research and practice.


Want to find out more about the network? Go to the about page, or the videos page is another good place to start.

Want inspiration for participatory textile making activities? Check out our collection of case studies.

Want support to run participatory textile making activities? Find out about the Stitching Together Good Practice Guidelines.

Want to keep up with network news? Join our network email discussion list and follow us on Twitter.

Want to join the network? Go to the network members page for details.


The network is led by Dr Emma Shercliff (Arts University Bournemouth) and Dr Amy Twigger Holroyd (Nottingham Trent University). It was funded by the UK’s Arts & Humanities Research Council from January 2019 to June 2021.