Textiles

Icon Textiles Group represents professionals interested in all aspects of textile conservation and preservation

We'd love to share any textile conservation news, articles, blogs and content you have.  Please contact Hannah Sutherland if you would like to share anything on our website or social media.  

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About us

Icon Textiles Group represents professionals interested in all aspects of textile conservation and preservation

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Our Committee

We are very open to new faces and fresh ideas so please get in touch if you're interested!

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CPD Digital Resources

Online resources compiled by the Icon Textile Committee to assist with CPD activities during the Coronavirus pandemic

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Symposium post-prints

An online archive of the post-prints from Icon Textile Group symposia and conferences from the last 20+ years

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Recent events

A summary of some of the exciting Icon Textile Group events and seminars from recent years

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Group members' area

Upcoming meetings and committee documents - access for group members only

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Textiles resources

Training as a Textile Conservator

 

Upcoming events

27 – 28 July 2022

Textile Group: Back to Basics - Care of Historic Carpets, Rugs and Woven Textile Floor Coverings

An approach to the structure, care and maintenance of historic carpets
Museum of Carpet, Stour Vale Mill, Green St, Kidderminster DY10 1AZ In-person Training Course
12 July 2022

BAPCR: A newly discovered harpsichord lid by Frans II Francken

Transforming a painting into an instrument: A newly discovered harpsichord lid by Frans II Francken.
Online - Zoom
12 July 2022

Bainbridge Conservation: Professional use of dichloromethane-based stripper

Training and certification for purchase and use.
CLC Connected Learning Centre, Rectory Grove, London, SW4 0EL
14 July 2022

Historic Interiors: Exploring Painted Decoration on The Chinese House and in Stowe School

A day at Stowe with conservators and property staff discussing recent conservation work.
The New Inn, Stowe, Buckinghamshire BK18 5EQ In-person