✽ 6 JUNE–30 AUGUST
MADE IN MEXICO
The Fashion and Textile Museum, London, presents the first-ever exhibition on the rebozo – the classic Mexican shawl made famous by artist Frida Kahlo. Contemporary Mexican and UK artists, photographers, fashion and textile designers also present new work.
✽ 5 APRIL–27 JULY
THE GLAMOUR OF ITALIAN FASHION
Explore Italy’s rich contribution to modern fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present. It will examine the craftsmanship, luxurious materials and expertise for which Italy has become renowned across couture, fine tailoring, innovative ready-to-wear and accessories.
✽ 22 MARCH-2 NOVEMBER
THE COLOURFUL WORLD OF KAFFE FASSETT
A vibrant exhibition of quilts, knitwear, tapestry and other textiles by the legendary artist opens at The American Museum in Britain, Bath.
✽ UNTIL 2 NOVEMBER
Gawthorpe Textile Collection is open for the summer season with a special exhibition of contemporary knit and crochet designs.
✽ UNTIL JANUARY 2015
A LIFE IN FASHION – BELLVILLE SASSOON LORCAN MULLANY
Outfits worn by Diana, Princess of Wales, will be the centrepiece of a new exhibition in Bath celebrating over 50 years of unique British fashion house Bellville Sassoon.
✽ VARIOUS DATES
CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS
The National Wool Museum of Wales in Dre-Fach Felindre is holding a series of workshops perfect for anyone who is new to crochet or needs a refresher session. £4 per session. Booking essential, contact Kasturi Tusler on 01239 842018.
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