Press Releases

Launch of The Forgotten Seamstress by Liz Trenow

06 Jan 2014 |

The Warner Textile Archive in Braintree, Essex, is delighted to be hosting the launch of local author Liz Trenow’s highly-anticipated second novel The Forgotten Seamstress on Thursday 30th January. The novel cleverly re-interprets items held in the Archive Collection, and the event provides a rare […]

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Christmas Textile Gift Fair at the Warner Textile Archive

27 Nov 2013 |

We were delighted to welcome nearly 250 visitors to our annual Christmas Textile Gift Fair on Sunday 24th November, for a day of shopping, tours and demonstrations. We hope to see many more in 2014! November 2013 – Christmas Textile Gift […]

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Christmas Events at the Warner Textile Archive

18 Oct 2013 |

The Warner Textile Archive has prepared a varied programme of events for the festive season. The Christmas Textile Gift Fair will return for a second year on Sunday 24th November 2013, for a day of fabulous gifts, unique, hand-crafted decorations […]

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Conservation Quilt Raffle

18 Oct 2013 |

Our volunteer needleworkers have almost completed work on a beautiful, hand-appliquéd quilt, for which design inspiration was taken from items held by the Warner Textile Archive. After nearly a year of hard work, we are preparing to raffle this one-off […]

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Wendy Bray Fabric Collection

23 Sep 2013 |

The Warner Textile Archive is delighted to announce the addition of the Wendy Bray Fabric Collection, with five designs selected to complement the Wendy Bray Wallpaper Collection launched in 2012. September 2013 – Wendy Bray Fabric Collection  

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2013 Textile Fair

16 May 2013 |

Thank you to everyone who attended our Textile Fair 2013! We were really pleased to see so many of you there and we look forward to welcoming you all again next year. The Fair will return for a fourth consecutive year […]

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2013 Textile Fair

25 Mar 2013 |

Our Textile Fair is returning for a third consecutive year on Sunday 12th May 2013, and is growing year-by-year with a varied selection of stall holders and a packed timetable of inspiring talks. March 2013 – Textile Fair 2013

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A Summer of Quilts

25 Mar 2013 |

All things ‘quilting’ at the Warner Textile Archive’s 2013 Textile Festival. March 2013 – A Summer of Quilts

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Wendy Bray Wallpaper Collection

25 Mar 2013 |

A new wallpaper collection from the Warner Textile Archive. November 2012 – Wendy Bray Wallpaper Collection

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Kaffe Fassett Talk

16 May 2012 |

On 15th April the Warner Textile Archive was very pleased to host a guest lecture and book signing by world-renowned knit artist Kaffe Fassett, which took place at the Bocking Arts Theatre in Braintree. Kaffe Fassett is one of the […]

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