#CRMethodsChat on participatory textile making as a research method

On 30th June, Stitching Together co-hosted a Creative Research Methods Twitter Chat (#CRMethodsChat) on ‘Participatory Textile Making as a Research Method’. #CRMethodsChat is an initiative created by Dr Helen Kara, who has written extensively about creative research methods for the social sciences. The chats are held on Twitter at a scheduled date and time. Over one …

CASE STUDY: Amy Meissner – Seeding Repair: Fostering a Northern Repair Culture

This case study explores a participatory textile making project by Amy Meissner. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop Seeding Repair: Fostering a Northern Repair Culture Name(s) of practitioner(s) and institution/organisation, if any Amy Meissner, artist Keren Lowell, artist (June …

Stitching Together & FilmGeographies collaboration: CALL FOR SHORT FILMS

The Stitching Together project brings together researchers, project commissioners, professional textile practitioners and enthusiast maker groups to open critical dialogue around research and practice using participatory textile making methods. FilmGeographies is an online screening platform and annual film festival that acts as forum for films made by geographers and about geography. We are joining forces to …

Good Practice Guidelines: CALL FOR IMAGES

One of the key outputs of the funded Stitching Together research network project will be the Good Practice Guidelines, which provide advice for facilitators and commissioners of participatory textile making workshops and projects in diverse settings. The guidelines are currently in progress: we gathered ideas at our first two network events and now have a full draft …

CASE STUDY: Emelie Röndahl – Google Weaving Stop-time

This case study explores a participatory textile making project by Emelie Röndahl. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop Google Weaving Stop-time Name(s) of practitioner(s) and institution/organisation, if any Emelie Röndahl Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV) 4th Istanbul …

CASE STUDY: Helen Blank, Helen Berrie, Sue Benson, Dr Rebecca Collins, and others – #PopUpPatchChallenge

This case study explores a participatory textile making project by Helen Blank, Helen Berrie, Sue Benson, Dr Rebecca Collins, and others, all at the University of Chester, UK. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop #PopUpPatchChallenge Name(s) of practitioner(s) and …

CASE STUDY: Christine Andrä, Berit Bliesemann de Guevara and colleagues – (Un)Stitching the subjects of Colombia’s reconciliation process / (Des)tejiendo miradas sobre los sujetos en proceso de reconciliación en Colombia

This case study, which explores a participatory textile making research project, is written by Christine Andrä and Berit Bliesemann de Guevara. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop (Un)Stitching the subjects of Colombia’s reconciliation process / (Des)tejiendo miradas sobre los sujetos en …

CASE STUDY: Catherine Reinhart – The Collective Mending Sessions

This case study explores a participatory textile making project by Catherine Reinhart. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop The Collective Mending Sessions Name(s) of practitioner(s) and institution/organisation, if any Catherine Reinhart, studio artist – Ames, IA U.S.A. Context for …