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Conservation works with the layers of history accumulated over the object’s lifetime, it is not just about restoring what has been lost.  Conservation is concerned with the prevention of further deterioration and preserving the history and craft that went into the object of which the details may become forgotten over time. Conservation can inform and inspire us by providing a valuable window into our past.

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Milan to Sudbury
Milan to Sudbury
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It has been lovely to have had Valentina Lombardo here with us this Summer.  Valentina is a textile restorer from…

A Summer Afternoon Tea
A Summer Afternoon Tea
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A Summer afternoon tea was enjoyed by us all at Harriet’s Team Room in Bury St. Edmunds in August, when…

Conserving the Coronation Robes
Conserving the Coronation Robes
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We felt very honoured to be asked to conserve some Coronation Robes belonging to Ickworth House (National Trust) near Bury…

Let’s go Modelling!
Let’s go Modelling!
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On Monday, 19th March Maria attended an ICON Textile Group Course entitled “Fosshape™ Workshop”.  An exciting opportunity to learn more…