Stitching Together Study Day + networking session … Save The Dates!

**Update - booking now open! Click here for details** We're planning our final (funded) network events... Put the dates into your diaries! The Stitching Together Study Day will take place on Thursday 13 May with live sessions (9-10.30am / 2-3.30pm / 7-8.30pm BST) and pre-recorded content available via the website ahead of time. All sorts …

Good Practice Guidelines launch

After many months of development, we're delighted to have the Stitching Together Good Practice Guidelines ready to launch. The guidelines are written for people who facilitate participatory textile making workshops and projects – whether professional textile practitioners, artists, academic researchers, people working within museums and galleries, community activists, amateur enthusiasts or anyone else! We generated …

#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 …

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 …