Thursday, 24 February 2011

Manchester Antique Textile Fair * Sunday 6 March 2011

Not long now until the annual Textile Society spring fair. A must for enthusiasts interested in buying antique and vintage costumes and textiles to collect, wear or discover. The selection is vast with 130 stands from the UK, Europe and Worldwide, selling Oriental & Eastern European costumes & textiles; English costumes & textiles, fans, lace and linens as well as plenty of vintage clothes & textiles.
In the upstairs hall the Quilters, Embroiderers’ and Lace Guilds will be demonstrating their craft, selling books and offering advice. The museum showcase will be the fabulous Gawthorpe Hall, promoting their Special Collections, and the University of Leeds International Textile Archives (ULITA). Specialist book dealers and conservation experts will also be present.
Make it a date! Click here for more information.

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