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Regional Groups, and Schools or Institutes of our Members

Sloyd education and home economics at Åbo Akademi University (Finland).

University of Helsinki, Textiles Department of Teacher Education /Craft Studies and Craft Teacher Education

University of Eastern Finland

Uni Dortmund/Germany, Institut für Kunst und materielle Kultur: Textil

Uni Köln/Germany, Institut für Kunst & Kunsttheorie

Uni Oldenburg/Germany, Institut für Materielle Kultur

Uni Paderborn/Germany, Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften

Cork Institute of Technology - the Crawford College of Art & Design can be found there under "Schools & Departments"

Fontys Academie voor Beeldende Vorming (Academy for Art Education) Tilburg / The Netherlands

Oslo University - Textiles Faculty of Fine Art and Drama, Oslo University

AFOL Moda AFOL Moda (prima conosciuta come CFP Paullo) rappresenta da sempre una realtà pubblica significativa nell'area milanese per quanto riguarda la formazione nel settore "moda", con un'offerta formativa che copre l'area progettuale, di prodotto e di marketing.

Museums etc.

ICOM - The International Council of Museums Extensive summary of museums on internet according to country and theme. English language.

http://www.vam.ac.uk/  Victoria And Albert Museum London

The Fashion and Textile Museum - 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 London www.ftmlondon.org/

Royal Academy, Piccadilly, London www.royalacademy.org.uk

The Museum of Costume, Bennett Street, Bath www.museumofcostume.co.uk

Bremen, Germany, Kunsthalle http://www.kunsthalle-bremen.de/

http://www.abegg-stiftung.ch  Abegg-Stiftung (Textile Restoration, Conservation, Exhibition, Museum) Riggisberg, Switzerland

http://www.museodeltessuto.it  Museo del tessuto, Prato (Potenza) ITALY

http://www.fondazioneratti.org  Fondazione Ratti, Como, Italy

www.pli.gr  Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation "Vassilios Papantoniou" Museum, Nafplion GREECE

The Museum of Folk Tradition, at the Peloponnesian Folklore Foundation – an excellent museum. Website (only in Greek): http://costume.ime.gr/

Foundation of the Hellenic World

Nederlands Textielmuseum Dutch Textile Museum Tilburg

www.muzeumwlokiennictwa.pl Lodz/Poland: Centralne Muzeum Wlókiennictwa, ul. Piotrkowsks 282

Other interesting links ...

Asociación de Creadores Textiles de Madrid

Käspaikka Finnish site for textile teachers, very rich! The site is used in different schools; it also works as a discussion board for the teachers within the area.

ETN  The European Textile Network

SOCRATES, the Action Programme in the field of Education

Fachverband ...textil..e.V., Wissenschaft - Forschung - Bildung

Fine Cell Work is a social enterprise that trains prisoners, in prisons all across the UK, in paid, skilled, creative needlework.

The Textile Society, London. The Textile Society is run by and for people who have an interest in the design, study, practice and history of textile arts, crafts and technology.

Associazione Le Arti Tessili Its aim is to act as "interlocutore nell'ambito della creazione e produzione di cultura tessile."

Le Arti Tessili - Valcellina Award

Hawar Textile Institute run by our members Harm Harms and Meinie Wardenier and their family in Oldeberkoop (Netherlands).

The Workshop of Julia Astreou-Christoforou. Kaimakli, Nicosia, Cyprus: jastreou@yahoo.com This is a Workshop/Showroom/Gallery open to the public situated in the house which Julia inherited from her family. Her mother and aunts were involved in a variety of textiles and established a workshop where apprentices were trained in dressmaking and embroidery. Julia now gives seminars and workshops in Cypriot embroidery and woven fabrics and has written a few small pubications on these subjects.

The Textile Institute The worldwide professional association for people working with fibres and fabrics, clothing and footwear, interior and technical textiles.

Zijdelings Karina van Vught offers lots of interesting Workshops and Lectures (Textile Surface Design), Materials, Auxiliaries - frequently renewed!

RedTextil Iberoamericana. An association created by Textile Artists and people involved in promoting Textile Culture of the various countries of Iberoamericana and other worldwide organisations. It supports the organisation of Seminars, conferences and other activities that allow and promotee the interchange of knowledge and experiences.

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