What a day! Thank you!

Well over 100 people joined us on Thursday 13th May – on Zoom – for the Stitching Together Study Day event. We welcomed 28 contributors across three sessions to discuss a wide variety of participatory textile making projects. It was a fantastically rich event, which left us all feeling so inspired! You can catch up on …

Stitch a building – Study Day invitation!

We’re really looking forward to the Stitching Together Study Day on Thursday 13 May. This free one-day online event provides space for people with interests in participatory textile making activities – whether participants, facilitators, researchers or commissioners – to come together and share experiences, insights and challenges. (Not booked yet? Visit Eventbrite to book your place!) Each session …

#Quilts4Cancer: Quilting the chemical sciences for pancreatic cancer patients

A new guest post this week from Dr Kirsty Ross, based at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, highlighting the role of quilt-making in public engagement activities: Hello everyone! My name is Dr Kirsty Ross and I am a public engagement professional or PEP. “What on earth is a public engagement professional?!” I hear you …

Social Research Association blog and Material Methods chat

As the network's activities develop, it's really exciting to be making connections with other researchers and organisations and sharing stories of participatory textile making. A couple of weeks ago, we (Emma and Amy) wrote a guest post for the Social Research Association blog, outlining seven key characteristics of participatory textile making activities and seven challenges …