A brief summary of the second event: the Critical Reflection Workshop

On Tuesday 9th July we welcomed 18 attendees (including ourselves) to the Arts University Bournemouth for our second network event, the Critical Reflection Workshop. The weather was hot and the beach was close by, but an intense day with a full programme of workshop sessions kept us occupied! Our aim for the day was to …

Upcoming deadline – Stitching Together Special Edition

One of the major elements of the network's activity is a Special Edition of the Journal of Arts and Communities (published by Intellect Ltd). The aim of this Special Edition is to provide a collection of reflective case study articles that both document and critically examine methods and approaches to using participatory textile making as a …

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 …