Author archive for may

  • A visit to Stephen Walters and Sons Ltd.

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    Stephen Walters and Sons Ltd. ~ Woven in England since 1720 From Spitalfields to Sudbury, Stephen Walters and Sons Ltd.…

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  • High Sheriff of Suffolk Visit

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    We were delighted to welcome Geoffrey Probert, the High Sheriff of Suffolk, to our Studio on Wednesday, 4th October.  Geoffrey…

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  • A visit to the Gainsborough Silk Weaving Company

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    When a team of designers from the Gainsborough Silk Weaving Company visited our 10th Anniversary Open Day, and said how…

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  • Chinese Robes Exhibited at Melford Hall

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    In September we had the privilege to work with Melford Hall of Long Melford in Suffolk.  The National Trust House…

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  • 10th Anniversary Celebrations

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    10 years ago, in March 2007, we opened our current studio.  To mark the Anniversary, we held a series of Open Days…

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  • New Methods for Cleaning Paper and Textiles

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    Richard Wolbers Course International Academic Projects British Library, 5th – 7th June 2017 By Anna Peck May, Maria and myself,…

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  • Warner Archive Textiles – Bizarre Silk

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    This month saw Maria preparing a Bizarre silk sample, belonging to the Warner Archive Textiles of Braintree, ready for display at Gainsborough’s…

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  • Tapestries from the Spangled Bedroom at Knole

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    Conservation of the Tapestries from the Spangled Bedroom at National Trust Property Knole by May Berkouwer Textile Conservation This is our third Bulletin regarding…

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  • Ickworth House – Peeking Behind their Curtains

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    February and March saw Anna and Maria working on site at National Trust’s Ickworth House conserving the Drawing Room curtains in…

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  • Knole’s Spangled Bedroom Tapestries

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    Conservation of the Tapestries from the Spangled Bedroom at National Trust Property Knole by May Berkouwer Textile Conservation This is our…

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