Textiles
Love Lace – until April 2012

Love Lace – until April 2012

Be prepared to discard all your preconceived notions of lacework.

Knitted and Looped

Knitted and Looped

Leave your mark on a growing lace sculpture

Knitted and Looped for kids

Knitted and Looped for kids

Kids and families leave your mark on Sydney Design by adding to a giant knitted sculpture

Ancient weaving techniques: Master class with Mavis Ganambarr

Ancient weaving techniques: Master class with Mavis Ganambarr

Learn ancient hand-weaving techniques from a master.

Lace Study Centre

Lace Study Centre

Rare, unique, historic and significant lace from all around the world.

Knitted And Looped for students

Knitted And Looped for students

Students have the opportunity to leave their mark on Sydney Design 2011.

Professional Development Day for teachers

Professional Development Day for teachers

Be inspired and develop skills that you can use back in the classroom

Kids Design Weekend: Discover Lace

Kids Design Weekend: Discover Lace

Bring nimble fingers and imagination to this remarkable workshop.

Young Blood: Designers Market

Young Blood: Designers Market

Snap up must-have items from the country’s hottest new designers.

Love Lace International Symposium: Not Just a Thread

Love Lace International Symposium: Not Just a Thread

A range of speakers and practitioners from around the world explore Lace in relation to their practice.

Looking Back At Innovation: Implications Of Borrowing From The Past

Looking Back At Innovation: Implications Of Borrowing From The Past

Product design borrows from the past to produce new unexpected offerings.

Lecture by Valerie Steele

Lecture by Valerie Steele

A New York scholar reveals why fashion and art are worlds apart.

Design all year round.

Design all year round.

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What’s the buzz on SD11?

What’s the buzz on SD11?

Hear what the critics and participants have to say about the Sydney Design festival.

top POTS

top POTS

Create extraordinary pots fashioned from imagination and clay.

Diana Brennan: Entre-deux Textiles

Diana Brennan: Entre-deux Textiles

A daring lacework guru displays her new pièce de résistance.

Fashion And Art

Fashion And Art

The marriage of fashion and art has involved quite a few hissy fits.

A Touch of Class

A Touch of Class

Discover how designers radically transformed the refined doily.

Sarkcloth: Wearing In The Landscape

Sarkcloth: Wearing In The Landscape

A poetic fabric and fashion range pays homage to Banjo Patersen.

The Binocular Boot

The Binocular Boot

Brogues, winklepickers and thigh-high boots take centrestage.

Transparent Seams: Upcycle Fashion!

Transparent Seams: Upcycle Fashion!

Breathe new life into old garments by joining the upcycling craze.

Rug Up

Rug Up

Award-winning rugs boast stunning textures and brilliant hues.