26 March 2021

Fashion, Textile, Contour, Footwear design

This month we’re highlighting fashion including textile, contour, footwear design.

Exhibitions and events will be online via social media and in the real world through our on street gallery.

Wed Mar 31st, 7.30-8.30pm Make T-Shirt Yarn from the WHOLE T-Shirt! Online workshop. Get tickets via

For fashion revolution week this year we’ll be hosting a number of events including

Thu Apr 22nd 10am-12pm: Rethinking Fashion Design Entrepreneurship: Fostering Sustainable Practices. This research investigated creative practice in design-led fashion micro and small enterprises (MSEs) as a potential driver for change towards a more sustainable future for the fashion industry. Prof Claudia Eckert and Dr Philippa Crommentuijn-Marsh of the Open University will be talking about this research and will be sharing some of the findings. Free. Find out more and register via eventbrite

Sat Apr 24th, 2pm – From T-shirt to Plant Hanger, upcycling with Emma from JUP, £20. Find out more and register via eventbrite

Sun Apr 25th 2pm – Altered Couture: Upcycle with Embroidery Learn how to customise and upcycle your clothes by stitching new life into them. With Alison Carpenter-Hughes. £20 Find out more and register via eventbrite

Apr 28th 10am Creative Coffee, online talks from creatives + networking. This month artist & weaver Sarah May Johnson and Freya & Sarah from Crafty Sew & So, Free. Register here

May 7th 12pm Clothing Durability Dozen: toolkit launch, Join NTU to learn about their new toolkit, a resource designed to enable clothing companies to recognise, map out and celebrate what they are already doing to make quality clothes that last for longer, and build on these to develop innovative approaches to clothing durability that are tailored to each company’s requirements. Find out more and register here

Exhibition see more at #fashion on Instagram

*banner image credit Mariah Esa

Street Gallery- If you’re in Leicester you can see some of the work in our gallery windows and across the road at our partners Manhattan 34

Featured Artists
See the artist profiles below for how to get in touch and if their work is available to buy, unless stated otherwise/ Not For Sale

Aimee Williamson
Alexandra Oakley
Alice Burnhope
Ana Catarina Feliciano Barata
Byron Davalos
Callium Deacon
Cassie Quinn – CQ Studio
Cathy Moran
Charlie Monique Gower
Chloe Grant
Christina Wigmore
Claire Shell – Pin Curls Vintage Services
Ella Hornby
Eleanor-Joy Edwards
Emma Constantine – also check out Emma’s workshop above!
Emma Hayward
Emma Rodak
Erin Rhode
Fariha Choudhury
Feya Key
Florie Struthers
Gabriela Balasa
Georgia Howarth
Giulia Mio
Gurtej Matharu
Hayley Jamieson
Holly Ambrose
Holly Lavery
Jade Benton
Jade Webb
Liv Rennie
Lynette Keter
Macy Jeanne Rogers
Marie Sansome
Megan Gibson
Megan Nix
Milena Mota Barros
Molly Gransden
Nadia Girach
Navneet Virk
Niamh West
Nima Madadi Varzaghani
Olivia Bodak
Olivia Powell
Priscilla Brown
Rebekah Yell
Shannon Lau
Shyla A Rose & Ella Johnson – Narcissa Studio
Siân Meadows
Studio Kühü by Mariana Leyva
Theognosia Chrysostomou
Tianna Mangham
YoonJung Yang
Zaheera Ahmedmia