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September 2019

ClothRoads Joins Schacht Fab 50 Celebration

September 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Schacht Spindle Company, 6101 Ben Place Boulder, CO 80301
Boulder, CO 80301 United States
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SAVE THE DATE! September 20, 2019 ClothRoads and Thrums Books will be sharing a booth from 10am - 5pm.  Shop all day we will be bringing a special collection of global textiles and the complete Thrums Books library. We will be joined by an invited marketplace of vendors. List of Vendors Fab 50 Celebration! Schacht Spindle Invites YOU to their Fab 50 celebration coming up this September! Register here if you’re planning on going. Here’s what they have in store…

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October 2019

Textile Arts of Morocco Tour

October 10, 2019 - October 24, 2019
Thrums Books, Women Artisans of Morocco Book Cover

An exclusive journey prepared for ClothRoads and Thrums Books Fall 2019. This will be our third journey.  The second journey is fully booked for May 2019. Join us for a special Moroccan Textile Tour based on the Thrums Book -- Women Artisans of Morocco.  Learn More Textile Tour: Textile Arts of Morocco October 10-24, 2019 Are you interested in joining Thrums Books and ClothRoads on a specially designed tour visiting women artisans of Morocco and their villages, led by Susan…

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January 2020

Lecture: Fibershed: The Arc of Texture and Color Derived from a Regional Land Base

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: de Young Museum

Clothes need not come at the cost of human and planetary health and well-being. Through the work to both slow down our consumption and simultaneously re-connect to the life-giving textile resources within a strategic geography (aka Fibershed), we can begin to re-sensitize ourselves to the working landscapes and processes that generate our second skin. In her presentation, Rebecca Burgess will share narratives from her life’s work based on living in the north central California Fibershed, and will share some stories…

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Dayak: The Art of the Head-hunters of Borneo

January 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lugano Museum of Culture Lugano, Switzerland

This recently opened exhibition, dedicated to the art and material culture of the Dayak people from Borneo, is the largest of its kind in the last forty-five years. On display are 170 works mostly produced between the early19th and mid 20th centuries. These objects of great charm and mystery are on loan from the MUSEC, four other Swiss ethnological museums and private collections. Image: Ba’. Baby-carrier decorated with representations of a deities and protective amulets. Kenyah culture. First half of…

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February 2020

Event: TEXTO

February 5 - February 8

Being billed as a ‘must attend global gathering for all textile lovers’, TEXTO aims to inspire new generations to value sustainability, personal identity, tradition, and responsible consumption over commercial tendencies based on unbridled consumption. With a diverse line-up of top international master artisans and speakers, TEXTO promises to deliver a broad philosophical perspective through presentations, round-table discussions, and exhibitions. Location: Casa Pedregal, Mexico City

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