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I am in group F having started visual studies in sept 2003 and survived. It was difficult as I was so naive in terms of presentation and what was relevant. I am beginning embriodery methodologies level1 in Jan 2004. Anyone out there done it or about to start who wants to be my ear???? Sharon. Ps I live in Hampshire and would love to meet up with someone within an hours drive????
Sharon Russ <sharonruss@hotmail.com>
- Saturday, December 20, 2003 at 17:45:58 (GMT)

Saw this advertisment - wouldn't it be great if they were inundated with textile work?! This is what we're good at - A4 size, any media. Go for it!!!!!!! Emit, a Portsmouth-based curating group, invite you to submit work for an open exhibition entitled 'A4' that will run from Monday 5th January to Friday 16th January 2004 at the University of Portsmouth's School of Art, Design and Media. Submissions can be of any discipline, medium or theme but must conform to the A4 size of 297 x 210 mm. Works must be no smaller or larger than A4 whether framed or unframed. Works can be submitted either by postal delivery or by email. Postal submissions must be in by Wednesday 17th December 2003. Email submissions must be in jpg, Microsoft Word, or AppleWorks formats and be in by Friday 2nd January 2004. Photographs and photocopies of works are accepted in both circumstances prior to successful acceptance. To email submissions or for postal delivery details please contact Emit at mailto:b.dayton@ntlworld.com stating 'A4 Submission' as the subject heading. Email submissions will printed, by Emit, onto 100 gsm white paper unless artist states otherwise. Should you have any queries concerning this exhibition or your submission please contact Emit at mailto:b.dayton@ntlworld.com stating 'A4 Exhibition' as the subject heading. Emit reserve the right to reject submissions that do not conform to the size criteria or that they consider unsuitable.
Beverly Ayling-Smith <aylingsmith@aol.com>
- Thursday, December 04, 2003 at 20:23:48 (GMT)

I missed Induction Day this autumn (2003) for Level 2 students. Would anyone be kind enough to let me read their notes on the talks given that day?
Anita Sturch <anitasturch@hotmail.com>
- Thursday, October 23, 2003 at 09:53:59 (BST)

Is anyone else from group D planning to take part in Jane Watts' professional practise workshop in November? Sounded interesting at induction day. It would be lovely to meet some other students who are at (roughly!)the same stage of the degree course while learning how to get our ideas out of sketchbooks and into galleries!
Sheila Gebbie <sheilagebbie@aol.com>
- Friday, September 26, 2003 at 19:34:40 (BST)

Can anyone help me get back into the swing of things? I have just begun Personal Specialism Level One having been away from the pracical modules for some time. I would like to talk to anyone who is studying the same module or anyone who has just completed it - please get in touch
Frances Austen-Hardy <ahhh@supanet.com>
- Sunday, June 08, 2003 at 21:11:26 (BST)

Copies of "Whole Cloth" by M. Constantine & L. Reuter are on sale at Bookthrift in South Kensington ( near to the Underground station ) at 9.99.
Julieanne Long <julieanne.long@virgin.net>
- Sunday, March 30, 2003 at 20:15:13 (BST)

If your looking to have small quantities of postcards printed I can recommend this company 'PRINTUK.COM' Postcards can be ordered as little as 10 to 50 or more cards, at resonable prices. I have just recieved mine in just over the week so their quick and the quality is great. Just one word of warning the proofs are sent via E-mail unless otherwise stated.
Phillippa phillips <phillippa.phillips27@ntlworld.com>
- Saturday, February 08, 2003 at 08:26:44 (GMT)

I am considering enrolling in the B.A.(Hons)Embroidered Textiles Program this year from here in Canada. I will be in London for about a month during February, is there anyone who is presently taking this course who would be able to give me personal information and guidance about it. Thanks kindly
Diana Walters <diwalters6@hotmail.com>
- Friday, January 24, 2003 at 15:31:54 (GMT)

Books For Students!! As we come to the end of a module, don't forget to send me a list of any books you've now finished with and could lend or sell to another student. If you need any books for your next module why not see if you can save money by getting them from another student.
Beverly Ayling-Smith <Aylingsmith@aol.com>
- Friday, January 03, 2003 at 10:06:49 (GMT)

amazon has "The Whole Cloth" book for 9.99 a real bargin, it should be on your xmas list.
heather hunter <johnheather60aol.com>
- Tuesday, December 17, 2002 at 23:02:07 (GMT)

Recoommended Exhibitions - London Versace @ V&A; - brilliant, theatrical, loads of over the top ideas, good feature a number of the costumes can be handled. Aztecs @ RA - this really gets under your skin - it is not often an exhibition feels foreign - but this does. Lots of information, great display and lighting. I am a member of both V&A; and RA if anyone comes to London on a Saturday I would be happy to meet up and go to either the above again - as a member I and a guest get in free - jumping the queues
Cafi Barnes <cafi_b@hotmail.com>
- Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 14:03:17 (GMT)

Money!!! If you have a community project you want to do there is grant money up for grabs at www.thescarmantrust.org. The value seems to be up to 1600 for an individual and up to 7500 for up to 7 people.
Cafi Barnes <cafi_b@hotmail.com>
- Wednesday, November 20, 2002 at 13:58:17 (GMT)

www.bergpublishers.com This is a site you should look at for interesting book son textile subjects and a forth coming journal
heather hunter <johnheather60@aol.com>
- Saturday, November 09, 2002 at 23:33:40 (GMT)

Are the monthly meetings in London still happening? Please could someone let me know where/when the next one is? Also if anyone is going to New York for Christmas shopping, Judy Chicago's 'The Dinner Party' is on show at the Brooklyn Museum of Art until 9th Feb 2003!
Beverly Ayling-Smith <Aylingsmith@aol.com>
- Monday, October 21, 2002 at 20:07:15 (BST)

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- Tuesday, October 15, 2002 at 23:01:47 (BST)

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