8) Textile designer panel: Career perspectives from former textile graduates

October 21, 2015

Following a successful second year of the Making It in Textiles student conference, this series of podcasts covers presentations delivered by speakers from across the textile industry during the event.

The conference aims to inspire textile undergraduates as to the depth of job opportunities available in the UK textiles industry outside of pure design led roles.The event is sponsored by The Campaign for Wool and three City Livery Companies: The Clothworkers’, The Drapers’ and The Weavers’.

In this session Sheila-Mary Carruthers of Carruthers Associates leads an interview panel with former textile graduates discussing their perspectives of working in the Textiles industry today. Those being interviewed are:

Coral Beattie of Alex Begg & Co, Amy Miskelly of elliott + miskelly, Sinclair Paterson of Sinclair Duncan Textiles, Mary Penny of Johnstons of Elgin, Danielle Saletes of M. Makower & Co Ltd, Andrew Stevenson of Paul Smith and Harriet Wallace-Jones of Wallace Sewell 

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7) Sheila-Mary Carruthers, Carruthers Associates - The job landscape in UK textiles

October 21, 2015

Following a successful second year of the Making It in Textiles student conference, this series of podcasts covers presentations delivered by speakers from across the textile industry during the event. The conference aims to inspire textile undergraduates as to the depth of job opportunities available in the UK textiles industry outside of pure design led roles.

The event is sponsored by The Campaign for Wool and three City Livery Companies: The Clothworkers’, The Drapers’ and The Weavers’. Speaking is Sheila-Mary Carruthers of Carruthers Associates, her talk is entitled: the job landscape in UK textiles 

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6) Paul Johnson, Managing Director, W.T Johnson & Sons - Finishing the cloth

October 20, 2015

Following a successful second year of the Making It in Textiles student conference, this series of podcasts covers presentations delivered by speakers from across the textile industry during the event.

The conference aims to inspire textile undergraduates as to the depth of job opportunities available in the UK textiles industry outside of pure design led roles.The event is sponsored by The Campaign for Wool and three City Livery Companies: The Clothworkers’, The Drapers’ and The Weavers’.

Speaking is Paul Johnson who is Managing Director of W.T Johnson & Sons, his talk is entitled: Finishing the cloth. 

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5) Gary Eastwood, Managing Director, Pennine Weavers Ltd - Weaving in the 21st Century, the people and the processes

October 20, 2015

Following a successful second year of the Making It in Textiles student conference, this series of podcasts covers presentations delivered by speakers from across the textile industry during the event. The conference aims to inspire textile undergraduates as to the depth of job opportunities available in the UK textiles industry outside of pure design led roles.

The event is sponsored by The Campaign for Wool and three City Livery Companies: The Clothworkers’, The Drapers’ and The Weavers’. Speaking is Gary Eastwood who is the Managing Director of Pennine Weavers, his talk is entitled: Weaving in the 21st Century – the people and the processes.

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4) Richard Humphries, Director, Humphries Weaving - Jacquard silk weaving for the luxury markets of the world

October 20, 2015

Following a successful second year of the Making It in Textiles student conference, this series of podcasts covers presentations delivered by speakers from across the textile industry during the event.

The conference aims to inspire textile undergraduates as to the depth of job opportunities available in the UK textiles industry outside of pure design led roles. The event is sponsored by The Campaign for Wool and three City Livery Companies: The Clothworkers’, The Drapers’ and The Weavers’.

Speaking is Richard, Humphries who is Director of Humphries Weaving, his talk is entitled: Jacquard silk weaving for the luxury markets of the world.

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3) Stephen Sheard, former MD and founder of Rowan Yarns - The importance of yarn

October 20, 2015

Following a successful second year of the Making It in Textiles student conference, this series of podcasts covers presentations delivered by speakers from across the textile industry during the event. The conference aims to inspire textile undergraduates as to the depth of job opportunities available in the UK textiles industry outside of pure design led roles.

The event is sponsored by The Campaign for Wool and three City Livery Companies: The Clothworkers’, The Drapers’ and The Weavers’. Speaking is Stephen Sheard who is the former Managing Director and founder of Rowan Yarns, his talk is entitled: The importance of yarn.

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2) Beryl Gibson, Textile Consultant - Colour in textiles

October 20, 2015

Following a successful second year of the Making It in Textiles student conference, this series of podcasts covers presentations delivered by speakers from across the textile industry during the event. The conference aims to inspire textile undergraduates as to the depth of job opportunities available in the UK textiles industry outside of pure design led roles. 

The event is sponsored by The Campaign for Wool and three City Livery Companies: The Clothworkers’, The Drapers’ and The Weavers’. Speaking is Beryl Gibson a Textile consultant, her talk is entitled: Colour in textiles.

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1) Kirsty McDougall, Co-founder, Dashing Tweeds - Starting up

October 20, 2015

Following a successful second year of the Making It in Textiles student conference, this series of podcasts covers presentations delivered by speakers from across the textile industry during the event.

The conference aims to inspire textile undergraduates as to the depth of job opportunities available in the UK textiles industry outside of pure design led roles. The event is sponsored by The Campaign for Wool and three City Livery Companies: The Clothworkers’, The Drapers’ and The Weavers’. Speaking is Kirsty McDougall, Co-founder, Dashing Tweeds, her talk is entitled: Starting Up.

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