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Art in the Frame > Events > Past Events > Textile Showcase 2004
Textile Showcase 2004
The current Textile Showcase.
Textile Showcase 2004
Sponsored by Jersey Tourism
Thursday 1 - Sunday 4 April
Showcasing the very best of innovative, exciting contemporary and traditional textile based art forms.
Opportunities to participate in workshops given by our invited guests from England and the other Channel Islands.

Venue: Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Society Hall [map].
Special Offer: In conjunction with Modern Holidays we can offer you a four nights holiday at the Mayfair Hotel - excellent value.
Entry: £3.00 Adults, £2.00 OAPs, £1.00 Students, Children under 12 free.
Facilities: Ample parking. Hot and cold refreshments all weekend.
Thursday 1 April:
Evening party 6pm to 9pm. To be officially opened by Jo Hall, Editor of Embroidery Magazine. Private View (for an invitation contact Art in the Frame).
Friday 2 April:
11.00am - 7.00pm: Open to the public: RJA&HS Exhibition Hall.
8.30pm - 10.00pm: Celebration of Costume at the Mayfair Hotel.
Saturday 3 April:
11.00am - 7.00pm: Open to the public: RJA&HS Exhibition Hall.
Sunday 4 April:
11.00am - 7.00pm: Open to the public: RJA&HS Exhibition Hall.

Invited guests
Meet our invited guests at the Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Exhibition Hall [map]:

  Bailey Curtis - Felt worker and Omega Dyes.
  Susan Macarthur - Stitched and painted textiles.
  Deanna Tyson - Conceprual textiles.
  Pauline Verrinder and the Fibrefusion Group.
  Eric Caton, Smithfield Gallery - Metal fabrics.
  John Gillow - African textiles, book signing and lectures.
  Rebecca Gill - Demonstrating Stewart Gill products.
  Sarah Jordan - Dissolve & Construct (award winner for Textiles Artisan Showcase 2003).

Unusual materials
Are you looking for unusual materials to enhance your textile work? Browse with:
  Oliver Twist Threads.
  Colinette Wools.
  Mulberry Papers.
  Ribbon Designs.
  Stewart Gill Paints.
  Wool tops for felt making.
  Telos Books.
  Double Trouble Books.
  Fibre Fusion Books.
  ...and very much more.

Celebration of Costume
An evening of colour and glitter. Friday evening 8.30pm - 10.30pm. Mayfair Hotel. Tickets: £8.00 to be booked in advance to include drink and seating at table.
Well known costume designers Nigel Gates and Simon Thomas will talk about the designing, making and choice of materials for their beautiful and often humerous costumes made for the Jersey Battle of Flowers. Costumes will be paraded by local dancers and participants of the Battle of Flowers.

Body Adornment Competition
Full information and entry details.
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Bailey Curtis

Deanna Tyson

Pauline Verrinder

Fibrefusion

Sarah Jordan

Sarah Jordan
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