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TF 1/2006 Textiles in Berlin

English edition

Title: Gertraude Pohl/Berlin, „Close to the Wind“, 2004, installation in the inner court of the Berlin German Historic Museum (Photo: Anna-Maria Pohl)

TF: 56 pages, 32 high quality colour pages, A4-format
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Brief notes (pp. 2)
TF Regional (pp. 3-6)
Reports (pp. 7-14)
Preview (pp. 15-19)
MAIN TOPIC (pp. 20-39, 42/43)
Books (pp. 40/41)
Calendar (ETN Database!)
Ads (pp. 45, 47-53)


Brief notes


Textile postage stamps

Lissy Funk†

Weaving in Serbia
Gallery 61


Meyenburg Fashion Museum

The Russian Quilters' Association

New Museums of Europe
In Brussels
Musée des Civilisations de l`Europe et de la Méditerranée


TF Regional (A, CH, D)


Danner Award, Honory Awards for textile artists
Danner Foundation

„In large letters“ – Inscribed carpets
Klingspor Museum, Offenbach/D


The ‘TIM’ goes into action: Various lectures in Augsburg/D
The Textile and Industry Museum

Textile workshop in Munich
Academy of Design

Haslach Textile Culture

Training for modistes; new training regulations in Germany
BW Editing House

The 25th edition of the Creativa fair
Westfalenhalle of Dortmund

Intl. specialized fair ‘Handarbeit & Hobby’

Bobbin lace exhibition of the German Bobbin Lace Congress

„ Ensemble“ – exhibition of the Textile Art Group of Krefeld and the Lyon based group „La Trame de Soi“

Smoke Signals from the Sewing Room – Exhitition of textile pieces by Trandel Lindauer in Cologne
Smend Gallery

„ Damast & Friends“ – Exhibition of the Intl. Damast Network in East Frisia

„ Genuine or Fake?“ – Exhibition at the St. Gallen Textile Museum

5th International Embroidery Competition
„Nadel & Faden“ fair


„Textile Spaces – A Trilogy“, exhibition in Switzerland

Textile Miniatures, exhibition of pieces by Pascale Goldenberg and Gaby Mett in Mühlheim/D
Werkstatt Kunst-Stücke

„The Four Seasons“, an exhibition of silk paintings in Haldensleben/D
Silk Art Society

„ Woven Gold“, exhibition of the Abegg Foundation in Riggisberg/CH

Two-Tone: Textile Mind Games, exhibition in Hölstein/CH


Calendar Regional




‘Northern Fibre VI’, workshop and exhibition report by Tilleke Schwarz


‘The Golden Spiral – 10 Years of the Hungarian Tapestry Artists’ Workshop, report by Erzsébet Marton


Design in Denmark, report by Catharina Schmeer


Danish Tapestry Art 2006, exhibition in Copenhagen


„Textile 05“ – The Textile Art Biennale of Kaunas, report by Annika Ekdahl


The Japan Textile Contest 2005

The Swisstextiles Award 2005




Textile Forum magazine is known for its complete quarterly calendar. For the second quarter of 2006, 160 current exhibitions are listed, 25 specialized meetings respectively further educational opportunities and 15 competitions.The special pages for Germany, Austria and Switzerland have a calendar of more than 57 additional exhibitions, meetings/courses, competitions and fairs/markets.
(Up-to-date event overview see Calendar/ETN Database)



„Talents 2006“, a special show at the Munich Crafts Fair
Int. Handwerksmesse

The 21st Show „Atout Fil“

100 Years of Embroiderers`Guild in Britain


IMB – World of Textile Processing in Cologne

Proposte, Interior Textiles in Cernobbio/I

A new international craft event in London
Crafts Council


The Hand & Lock Prize for Embroidery 2006, London
Hand & Lock Att.

International Lace Competition ‘Linum’ in Flanders, Antwerp/B

’62 Group’ membership

Quilt competition in Alsace/France
European Patchwork Meeting

Fabric competition of the Danish Association of Fabric Printers and Weavers

Competition of the Pittsburgh Fiberarts Guild in the USA
Fiberart International

Knitting competition for newcomers in Great Britain
Textile Award 2006, BHKC Press Office



„Art of the Stitch“, study days in London
Victoria & Albert Museum

Hats: 2006 Easter Show in the famous Dutch Keukenhof garden centre

Weavers ‘Market in Varaignes/France; workshop, lectures etc.
Association „Fils et Métiers“

Conference „Beneath the Surface: Behind the Scenes“ in California/USA

Courses at Haystack/USA

International Symposium on Natural Dyes in India
Information: UNESCO

Sixth edition of Scythia, an international textile art meeting
Andrew Schneider

Jacquardworkshop by Louise Bérubé in Canada
Louise Bérubé

„Textiles and Text“, a conference in Southampton/UK
British Costume Society

New courses at „Zijdelings“ in Tilburg/NL


7th Finnish Textile Triennial in Helsinki

The important US-American weavers`meeting ‘Convergence’
Handweavers` Guild of America

30 Years Prato Museum, Italy


Exhibitions at the Washington Textile Museum

„Another Kind of Lace“, exhibition in Rotterdam
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Maya Textiles from Guatemala in Zurich

„ Fragile Remnants – Egyptian Textiles of Late Antiquity and Early Islam“, exhibition at the Vienna Museum of Applied Arts

Garden of Eden Textiles, exhibition in New York


The Valcellina Award for Textile Art in Maniago/Italy
Le Arti Tessili

The Holland Paper Biennial

4th Biennial of Applied Art in Tallinn/Estonia
Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design

Spanish textile designers on show in Utrecht/NL

8th International Triennial of Miniatur Textile Art in Angers/France

Painted Silk behind glass by Carole Waller/UK
Carole Waller

„The Art of Decorating“, an exhibition of Chinese costumes
Weaving Museum in Geldrop/NL

„Artapestry“, exhibition of contemporary European tapestries in the Krefeld Textile Museum


MAIN TOPIC: Textiles in Berlin


The Destruction of the Berlin Fashion Tradition – Notes based on a book by Uwe Westphal, by Dietmar Laue


Tour of Berlin with Brigitte Kath, by Brigitte Kath


Berlin – City of Design!?, by Dietmar Laue


Berlin textile artists: Bridget Ingram-Bartholomäus, Maria Schade, Stephanie Siepmann, Helga Höhne, Beate Flierl and Gertraude Pohl


The fair ‘Textile Art Berlin 2006’: Textile artists and workshops


Textile and fashion education in Berlin: University of the Arts, Academy of Art Berlin-Weissensee, the College of Technology and Economics, Fashion Design Department of the Vocational Design School of the Lette Society, the Best Sabel Vocational School of Design, the Six Form College for Clothing and Fashion and ESMOD Berlin


Textile collections in Berlin museums compiled by Dietmar Laue


„Berlin Wool Work“ – Wool embroidery, by Beatrijs Sterk


„The Bead Trove“ – One of the last windows to the 1920s Berlin Fashion scene, report by Beatrijs Sterk




Coptic Textiles at the Düsseldorf Museum „museum kunst palast“, Part I: Weavings with Figurative Motifs (edition in German!), by Karl-Heinz Brune, technical analyses: Gerda Koppatz and Laura Petzold; Wiesbaden 2004

Pacific Pattern, by Susanne Küchler and Graeme Were, photos: Glen Jowitt; London 2005

The Kashmir Shawl from Jamavar to Paisley, by Sherry Rehman and Naheed jafri; Antique Collectors' Club/UK 2005


Art Textiles of the World: Korea Vol. 1, ed. Mi-Kyoung Lee; Brighton 2005

Art Textiles of the World: Scandinavia Vol. 2, ed. Matthew Koumis; Brighton 2005

Turkey – The Rug Guide, by Antony Hazledine; Hali-Publications Ltd., London 2005

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Three-Dimensional Embroidery, by Janet Edmonds; London 2005



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SDA Conference ‘Mind + Body’

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