Researcher Wellbeing

We have been looking forward to sharing our second Friday guest blog post with you. This one comes from Alison Mayne. Part of what ‘stitches’ us together in this network is the belief, understanding and experience that working with participants in textile making has the potential to open up remarkable conversations.  Network members including Emma …

CASE STUDY: Emma Shercliff – Articulating Stitch

This case study explores a participatory textile making research project by Emma Shercliff. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop Articulating Stitch Name(s) of researcher(s) and university affiliation, if any Emma Shercliff, Arts University Bournemouth Context for research I explored …

A Fabulous First Event!

Our first Stitching Together network event went really well. We welcomed a group of 13 researchers (including ourselves) to our Case Study Workshop at the wonderful Clayhill Arts in Somerset. Over two intense days we all had a chance to ‘taste’ a variety of participatory textile making workshops. Lynn Setterington introduced us to Suffolk puffs, emphasising the …

CASE STUDY: Lindy Richardson – Politics in Stitch

This case study explores a participatory textile making research project by Lindy Richardson. To see more case studies or find out how to contribute one yourself, click here. Title of case study project or workshop Politics in Stitch: giving prisoners and students a united voice Name(s) of researcher(s) and university affiliation, if any Lindy Richardson, …