Monday 23 September 2019

William Morris Tattoos

At our recent AGM, there was a brief discussion on Morris patterns coming back into fashion, and taking surprising forms.
Looking to William Morris-inspired tattoos, their depictions and interpretations are unique and lovely.

Minimalist design

Delicate with colour!

Bold statement

Vibrant colour!

Arm sleeve

A stunning use of colour

Monochromatic beauty

A stunning portrait from the National Trust (UK)

A wee Strawberry Thief

"Love is Enough"

Brilliant use of colour

Beautiful blue foliage

This mannequin design is perfect for a tattoo idea!

Wednesday 4 September 2019

AGM and A Talk on African Textiles

A Reminder about our Annual General Meeting
Monday September 16th, 2019. 7pm

Location: Textile Museum of Canada
55 Centre Avenue, Toronto 

A presentation on African Textiles follows:

Tent blanket from Mali

Following the Annual General Meeting, a presentation by Barbara McCann focusing on the historical background of cloth trading and migration of people, the use of cloth to express cultural values and important events, socio-economic issues including gender-based roles which have influenced textile development, as well as amazing innovations and use of recycled materials.

Getting there: St Patrick subway station