A Stitch in Time Online Exhibition

A virtual textile art exhibition in collaboration with Taylor and Lodge, comprising a collection of individual responses to mill production, wool suiting and yarn from the loom. Hillstone Fibre Arts were gifted samples, yarn and articles from the mill at Taylor and Lodge. Plans for the group to visit the mill had to be curtailed […]

Rainbow of Flowers

The village of Flockton will be decorated with a rainbow of handmade textile flowers and bunting. Flockton WI have asked members of the community to make flowers using any textile technique in a rainbow of colours. The flowers will be displayed in the centre of the village with bunting decorating the main street. The display […]

Shepley Village Textile Installations

See the Shepley Villagers’ response to the very specific inspiration Shepley offers, The Centenary of our War Memorial, Local Industry and The Shepley Lion. Walk round Shepley to see the decorations in the village using textile techniques. Groups from the WI to the Scouts are taking part. The station platforms will have displays and the […]

Lindley Rainbows

exterior of Lindley library

The people of Lindley are yarn bombing the exterior entrance of Lindley library at part of The Big Rainbow Knit, with installations across Kirklees throughout the festival. There will be rainbow bunting on the railings and garden fence outside the library and a panel on inside of glass entrance doors. It will all be visible […]

Digital Exhibition: Stitched Resilience

quilted textile art depicting a rainbow, heart, protect the NHS lettering and a viaduct on a pale blue background

This exhibition tells inspiring stories about the stitches that held us together during Covid-19. Find the exhibition on display boards at Dewsbury town centre’s outdoor gallery and online at www.stitchedresilience.com When the crisis hit, we responded by sewing, stitching, and making. From our communities we have seen embroidery, home furnishings, textile art and PPE, as […]

Growing Colour Together Window Trail

pink, yellow and brown dyed fabric in wrapped bundle and wound around a stick

Follow the trail of window displays by Isobel Denton of Abitmoreink around the Piazza Shopping Centre in Huddersfield to discover the story of natural dye, from seed to dyed fabric. Over the weekend of the 19th and 20th June, pick up a children’s activity book from Maker World, in the Piazza Shopping Centre and get […]

Memories of the Mills Exhibition

semi abstract painting in oils of moorland with mill chimney in distance

An exhibition of artworks exploring the history of the textile mills in Marsden, including local contemporary textile artists and designers. Combining audio interviews from people who worked in the mills, the exhibition offers a unique perspective of the people and industry that played a crucial part in the village’s history. Enjoy Art Gallery is open […]

Bradley Rainbow Rays

knitted square with geometric orange and black pattern

Bradley Yarn Bombing project in conjunction with the Big Rainbow Knit. Fun yarn creations to brighten up our local neighbourhood. Panels of stars, bunting, butterflies and plenty of rainbow colours are going to brighten up Bradley. Look for the arrows pointing to the main yarn bomb installation in St George’s Square. Take a look as […]

Charity Shop Challenge

school girl with white skin and dark hair using a sewing machine

An exhibition of work in the upstairs windows at Holmfirth Indoor Market, created by Holmfirth High School’s Year 10 textile group as part of a three month sustainable fashion project: Charity Shop Challenge. By taking part in Charity Shop Challenge, the students have learned about the damaging impacts on people and the planet, caused by […]

The Big Rainbow Knit Installation

Four women next to the pillars at Huddersfield Train Station holding up two 'blankets' created from green and blue knitted squares

An impressive installation of 1000’s of rainbow coloured squares on the historic pillars in front of Huddersfield train station knitted by volunteers locally, nationally and internationally!