Newsletter - of the CIETA Embroidery Group
Bulletin d’Information de Groupe Broderie de CIETA

Nr 39
September 2010

Rheinfelden, September 15, 2010

Dear members,

This Newsletter Nr 39 is sent to you as usual as a word attachment to e-mail.

The same Newsletter can also be viewed on the homepage, with links to the special entries. And I am again sending a paper version to members without an e-mail address.
The third booklet on embroidery stitches  - S A T I N   S T I T C H E S -  is now available
and there are still some copies of the second Booklet about looped stitches

The booklets may be acquired at the special prize of Euro 12.- + postage (until 31 December 2010).
If you are interested please send an e-mail to
You will find more details about the new booklet at:

Many thanks also for sending to me several contributions. I am appreciating all your further information very much.

With all good wishes
yours Anne Wanner


I N F O R M A T I O N (see also section information)


Lectures, guided tours

Introduction with guided tours at Deutsches Textilmuseum, Andreasmarkt 8, D-47809 Krefeld, Germany:
6 October 2010, at 10 am to 12.30 am: Reich an Gold und Seide - Vielfalt mittelalterlicher Sticktechniken, Einführung und Rundgang durch die Ausstellung mit Dr. Isa Fleischmann-Heck. Teilnahmegebühr incl. Eintritt 6 Euro,
Anmeldung erforderlich unter Tel.: ++ 021 51/94 69 450

19 Oktober 2010, 11.00 - 14.00 Uhr: Stick', Sticker, Stickerei! für Kinder und Erwachsene,
Leitung: Larissa Konze M.A., Kosten: 10 Euro (inkl. Eintritt und Material),
Anmeldung erforderlich unter Tel.: ++ 021 51/94 69 450
7 november 2010, at 11 am: special guided tour with Dr. Uta-Christiane Bergemann in german language.
Registration at Tel.: ++ 021 51/94 69 450

Further Activities

  • at Haus der Seidenkulturen: Historische Paramentenweberei Hubert Gotzes. Luisenstrasse 15, D-47809 Krefeld, Germany, close to the main station, open 1st and 3rd Sunday every month 2 to 6 pm, and every 2nd wednesday every month 4 to 7 pm,
    every 2nd wednesday per month 4 to 9 pm: Gesprächskreis "Samt und Seidenrunde".

M E E T I N G S (see also section meetings)


  • 16 to 19 September 2010 16th European Patchwork Meeting, 5, rue Kroeber Imlin, F-68160 Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines - Deadline 10 July 2010
  • 24 to 26 September 2010 the 16th annual textile meeting and craft fair „Filo Lungo filo, un nodo si fara“ will take place at the Ecomuseum Villaggio Leumann near Turin (address: Corsio Francia 349, Collegno). Altogether there are six exhibitions respectively installations planned. – Rosalbina Miglietti, - (Italian only)
  • 30 September to 2 October 2010 International Synposium: "Der Gandersheimer Schatz im Vergleich", by the University of Göttingen, Germany in cooperation with "Portal zur Geschichte e. V.", in Bad Gandersheim/ Kloster Brunshausen, Germany, Brunshausen 7, D-37581 Bad Gandersheim, Tel. (05382) 955647, Fax (05382) 955648 - - Program - -
  • 30 September to 3 October 2010 Spinners' Meeting, Handspinngilde e.V., Am Herrnberg 110, D-83209 Prien; auf dem Burgberg der Weserstadt Vlotho in Ostwestfalen-Lippe. LWL Bildungszentrum Jugendhof Vlotho, Oeynhausener Str. 1, D-32602 Vlotho , Germany, Tel.++ 05733-923311 - [PDF] Spinntreffeneinladung 2010
  • 6 to 9 October 2010 12th TEXTILE SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM, USA. In Lincoln, Nebraska, this year’s theme being “From Plains Space to Cyber Space”. Second theme, “Natural
    , with lectures and workshops by Dominique Cardon, Elena Philips et al. Further details can be found on the website,
  • 14 to 15 October 2010, in cooperation with the International Council of Museums (ICOM), the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History in Brussels will organise and host a symposium (registration english - french) about camouflage. For being kept up dated, send an e-mail to or
  • 22 October to 6 November 2010 6th international Symposium and Biennial of Textiles in Zhenghou, China. Contact: C322/B357, Fibre Art Institute, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University Haidian District, Beijing 100080, China; Tel: +86-10/62798976; contact Wang Mei, E-Mail: -
    Deadline: 25 July 2010
  • 7 to 12 November 2101 The year 2010 is a special year for the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Two major events will take place in Shanghai, China, which mark the global presence and diversity of ICOM with : the participation of ICOM from May 1st to October 31st in the Shanghai World Expo followed by ICOM’s 22nd General Conference from November 7th to 12th. Excursions: a) costume museum of DongHue university in Shanghai, b) Silk Museum in Hangzhou
  • 4 to 7 November 2010 Costume Colloquium II: Dress for Dance, Promo Florence Events, Soc.Fly Events Srl, Via del Giglio 10, I-50123 Firenze -
  • The dates of the Costume Colloquium II: Dress for Dance are confirmed for November 4 to 7, 2010. Following the great success of the first Costume Colloquium (held in Florence 6-9 November 2008 and attended by over 315 participants from 26 countries with 39 presentations on 8 themes), there will be a second symposium in November 2010 on the subject of Dress for Dance. For more information please CLICK HERE.
    2010 program and registration information is now available on line at
  • 14 to 19 November 2010, 4th Surface Symposium, Dörte Bach, Flötnerweg 13, D-81470 Munich, Germany,
  • 19 to 20 November 2010 8. Dortmunder Kolloquium zur Kunst, Kultur und Geschichte in der spätmittelalterlichen Stadt, Stadtkirche St. Reinoldi, Dortmund, Germany

  • 2011:
  • 24 to 30 April 2011 ISEND 2011 Natural Dye Conference, ARRDHOR - CRITT Horticole, 18 rue de I'Arsenal, F-17300 Rochefort; venue: La Rochelle -
  • Call for papers for the conference of the symposium Venetian Gros Point  (20-21 Mai 2011) at the St. Gallen Textile Museum, Switzerland. Deadline end of June 2010.
  • start March 2012: Artapestry 3 will open in March 2012 and will travel to several venues in Europe. ETF is negotiating with museums and will announce the exhibition schedule as soon as details become known. - e-mail: - fee for the event Euro 30. submission deadline: 31 March 2011
  • 11 March to 16 April 2011 a second edition of TEXTOUR will be held in Hannover, with exhibitions, a symposium and various other events on textile themes. Application deadline: 15 October 2010.
    Further details about the exhibition, conditions of entry and application forms will be available from June 2010 under telephone 0049 (0)511 344711.
  • 16 May to 1 June 2011 the 6th WTA Biennial is planned to take place in Xalapa, Mexico City, and Oaxaca in Mexico. Dedicated to the theme “Air”.
    Yosi Anaya, - ; Registration deadline: 15 December 2010

E X H I B I T I O N S: (see also section exhibition)

  • 17 September, 2010 to 8 January 2011 - Japan Fashion Now The Museum at FIT, New York , Japan Fashion Now will be the first exhibition to explore how Japanese fashion has evolved in recent years.
  • 19 September 2010 to 9 January 2011, Embroideries of the middle Ages to Renaissance, from the collection of "Deutsches Textilmuseum", Deutsches Textilmuseum, Andreasmarkt 8, D-47809 Krefeld, Germany.
  • 25 September to 14 November 2010 Allegory - Stitched textiles by Alece Kettle, Farfield Mill, Garsdale Road, (UK) Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5LW -
  • 25 September to 21 November 2010 at the ex-church of San Francesco in Como, Italy. This year the 20th edition of the Exhibition of Contemporary Textile Art „Miniartextil“ will take place. Theme of this years exhibition is “Un giorno di felicità (A day of felicity)”.
    More information ; contact: Deadline: 31 March 2010
  • 25 September to 30 January 2011 "reTHINK - nachhaltige Mode", Interieurtextilien und weitere Produktegestaltung, Audax Textielmuseum in Tilburg, Goirkestraat 96, NL-5046 GN
  • Postponed to a later date in 2011 Zur Geschichte der Krefelder Seidenfabrik Wilhelm Schroeder, (The history of the silkfactory Wilhelm Schroeder) Deutsches Textilmuseum Krefeld , Andreasmarkt 8, D-47809 Krefeld, Germany.
  • 15 October to 23 January 2011 The Art of the Stitch, embroidery exhibit, Quilt, San Diego/Quilt Visions, Visions Art Quilt Gallery, 2825 Dewey Road, San Diego USA, California 92106
  • 22 October to 6 November 2010 6th international Symposium and Biennial of Textiles in Zhenghou, China. Contact: C322/B357, Fibre Art Institute, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University Haidian District, Beijing 100080, China; Tel: +86-10/62798976; contact Wang Mei, E-Mail: -
    Deadline: 25 July 2010
  • 23 October to 29 January 2011 Freedom to Stitch: The Emergence of the Embroiderer as Artist, Quilt Museum and Gallery, St Anthony's Hall, Peasholme Green, York YO1 7PW -
  • 28 October to 23 January 2011 "Youth of modern times - Art Nouveau", Museum Villa Stuck, Prinzregentenstr. 60, D-81675 Munich, Germany -
  • from end of October, big exhibition projected, Textile Museum Vadianstrasse 2, CH 9000 St.Gallen Switzerland -
  • 5 November to 14 November 2010, Gestickte Paradiesgärten aus Mesopotaien, Espace du Pertius, Fribourg CH-1700, Switzerland,
  • 16 May 2011 to 1 June 2011 6th WTA Biennial: "Air", at three different venues, Xalapa at the Gulf of Mexico, Mexico City and Oaxaca, a provincial capital in the centre of the isthmus between the Atlantic and the Pacific Ocean. The organisers website features six international competitions, each with a different focus of content, spread over the three venues. The deadline for all these competitions is 15 December 2010.

current Exhibitions:

  • 1 September 2010 to spring 2011 Knitwork, Textile Museum Vadianstrasse 2, CH 9000 St.Gallen Switzerland -
  • 28 May to November 2010 - outlook to the summer season 2011: „Vision – Sommer 2011“. New and innovative textile creations, embroideries and fabrics. Textile Museum Vadianstrasse 2, CH 9000 St.Gallen Switzerland -
  • 22 May to 17 October 2010, Traditional costumes of Switzerland: selected traditional costumes of the 19th century out of the collection of the Swiss National Museum. Forum of Swiss History Schwyz, CH-6430 Schwyz, Hofmatt, Zeughausstrasse 5, P.O. Box 140, 6431 Schwyz, Switzerland. Tel. +41 (0)41 819 60 11 - Fax +41 (0)41 819 60 10, Opening hours: Tue - Sun 10 am – 5 pm. -
    exhibition catalogue:
  • Abegg-Stiftung: The exhibition rooms of the Abegg-Stiftung are being renovated and increased in size. Due to construction work the Abegg Museum and Villa will remain closed until spring 2011. e-mail: -
  • 27 June to 1 April 2011 Headscarves exported by Glarus texile mills to South East Europe, Economic Archive of Glarus Canton, Mühlstr. 20, CH-8762 Schwanden;
  • 30 August 2009 to 25 July 2010 extended to 9 January 2011 Styling in the Baroque Period - the staging of heaven, Castle Zug, Kirchenstrasse 11, 6300 Zug, Switzerland,

Germany, Austria:

  • 21 August to 9 October 2010 Himmelwärts, tapestries, Kloster Gernrode, D-37290 Meißner-Gernrode -
  • 3 July to 31 October 2010, Luise, die Kleider der Königin, im Schloss Paretz bei Berlin, Germany,
  • 30 July to 26 September 2010 Cotton worldwide, Alte Burg, Luk u. Ulla Strasser, Burgwiese 1, A-9853 Gmünd/Kärnten,
  • 30 July to 26 September 2010 textile craft, Kulturbüro Gmünd, Dr. Erika, Schuster, Hauptplatz 20, A-9853 Gmünd in Kärnten
  • 23 May to 12 September 2010 Textile art of Africa, Haus der Völker, Museum für Kunst und Ethnographie, St. Martin 16, A-6130 Schwaz, Austria -
  • 8 April to 27 September 2010 Auf die Spitze getrieben, Experiment Textil, Schaustickerei, Obstgartenweg 1, D-09529 Plauen, Germany - - see also
  • 21 March to 31 October 2010 Stroh zu Gold- Spindel, Schiffchen, Maerchenhelden, LWL - Industriemuseum, Textilmuseum in Bocholt, Uhlandstrasse 50, D-46397 Bocholt, Germany


  • 15 May to 15 September 2010 "Modern textile Art from Slowenia", Textile Museum Husseren-Wesserling, Parc de Wesserling, F-68470, France
  • 8 May to 19 September 2010 Au fil du Blanc, Musée du Textile, Rue du Docteur Roux, F-49300 Cholet -
  • 8 July to 19 September 2010 The Lion in Lyon, a surprising beast. Musée des Tissus et de Arts décoratifs. 30-34, Rue de la Charité, F-69002 Lyon;
  • 1 April to 10 October 2010 Histoire idéale de la mode contemporaine, vol. I : 70-80, Les arts decoratifs, Musée de la mode, Paris -
  • 13 November 2009 to 16 October 2010, Rêve de Cachmire, cachemires de rêve - Le châle imprimé, un joyau textile alsacien, Musée de l'Impression sur Etoffes, Mulhouse, France.
  • 11 June to 7 November 2010 La Cité internationale de la dentelle et de la mode de Calais, consacre une exposition d’envergure à la lingerie féminine. 135, Quai du Commerce, 62100 CALAIS, France - tél. +03 21 00 42 30, -
  • 8 May to 24 December 2010 L’ordre de la Visitation Sainte-Marie célèbre cette année son 400° anniversaire. A cette occasion, le musée de la Visitation organise à Moulins une nouvelle exposition temporaire: Au cœur de la Visitation vous permettra de découvrir l’organisation de la vie des religieuses visitandines à l’intérieur de leur monastère.
    Jean Foisselon et Gérard Picaud, Commissaires de l’exposition, 4, place de l´Ancien Palais F-03000 MOULINS, France, -


  • 15 August to 15 November 2010 Inlaid patchwork in Europe from 1500 to present, The Craft Centre & Design Gallery, City Art Gallery , The Headrow, (UK) Leeds LS1 3AA, England
  • 15 August 2009 to summer 2010. The Manchester Indian: Thomas Wardle and India, Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, (UK) Manchester M15 6ERGreat Britain -
  • 8 May to 27 October 2010 Spinning, weaving and dyeing in the north Cotswolds since 1900, Court Barn Museum, Church Street, Chipping Campden GL55 6JE
  • 14 November 2009 to 1 November 2010 Embellished - The Art of Fabulous Fabrics, Harris Museum & Art Gallery , Market Square, (UK) Preston PR1 2PP, Lancashire -
  • 27 March to 1 December 2010 Photographing Fashion: British Style in the 1960s, The Fashion Museum (The Museum of Costume), Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, (UK) Bath, Somerset BA1 2QH -
  • 17 January to 12 December 2010 Sumptuous Stitches: Work by N'hamptonshire Embroiderers' Guild, Northampton Central Museum and Art Gallery, Guildhall Rd., Northampton NN1 1D (UK) -

Netherlands, Belgium, Norway:

Scandinavia, Denmark:

  • 20 May – 3 October 2010, Bröllop för kung och fosterland
    Weddings for king and country, Livrustkammaren, The Royal Armoury, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 26 October 2008 to 31 December 2010 The Fashion Galleries, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, St. Olavs plass, N-0130 Oslo
  • Italy, Spain, Turkey:

    • 3 to 10 September 2010 XIV Biennale Int. Del Merletto, XIV International Lace Biennial - Centro Culturale Sansepolcro, Via XX Settembre 99, I-52037 Sansepolcro (AR) Italia -
    • 3 July to 30 September 2010 Vertigini dell'Infinito, Exhibition Fibre Art, of Marialuisa Sponga, at Relais Bagni di Masino (Sondrio), 23010 Val Masino, Italia -
    • 14 May to 7 November 2010 Women’s Costume of the Late Ottoman Era in the Sadberk Hanim Museum, in Istanbul. The holdings of this private museum are impressive especially regarding costumes and embroideries. Sadberk Hanim Museum, Büyükdere Piyasa Cad. No. 27-29 Sanyer/Istanbul, Turkey, -
    • 16 December 2008 - December 2011. Despulla’t – Undress! Textile Museum and Documentation Centre, Terrassa, Spain


    • Opens in May 2010 Australian Made: 100 Years of Fashion, National Gallery of Victoria, 180 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne VIC 3004, Australia, (03) 8620 2222,

    USA, Canada, Southamerica:

    • April through September 2011 Green: a Color and a Cause, The Textile Museum, 2320 S Street NW, Washington, DC 20008, USA,
    • Until 20 September, 2010 On a Pedestal: From Renaissance Chopines to Baroque Heels, Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto
    • 16 June 2010 to 1 October 2010, Drawing with Scissors: Molas from Kuna Yala, Textile Museum of Canada, 55 Centre Ave., (CDN) Toronto, Ontario M5G 2H5 -
    • 25 September to 15 November, 2010 - 8th Biennial of tapestry weaving (ATB8), American Tapestry Alliance (ATA), P.O. Box 28600, (USA) San Jose, CA 95159-8600,
    • 26 May to 13 November, 2010 - Eco-Fashion: Going Green
      The Museum at FIT, New York,
      an exhibition exploring the evolution of the fashion industry’s multifaceted and complex relationship with the environment.

    B O O K R E V I E W S: (see also section book reviews)

    books and articles:

    since May 2010:

    • Reiche Bilder, Aspekte zu Produktion und Funktion von Stickereien im Spätmittelalter, Buchpräsentation des Tagungsbandes von 2008, am 25. Oktober, 18 Uhr, Fachhochschule Köln, Aula Mainzerstrasse 5
    • L'Esprit des modes au Grand Siècle, Extraits du Mercure Galant (1672-1701), by Corinne Thépaut-Cabasset, Collection : CTHS Format n° 66, 254 p. 12 x 18,5 cm, ill. br., 978-2-7355-0715-3 / F30765.5, 2010 - Prix : 15 € - Vente en librairie ou achat par carte bancaire sur notre site :
    • Der Schatz der Kanonissen, Heilige und Reliquien im Frauenstift Gandersheim, in: Studien zum Frauenstift Gandersheim und seinen Eigenklöstern, vol. 3, by Christian Popp, Regensburg 2010, 232 pages, 44 color illustrations, 17 x 24 cm, 915 g, text in German, ISBN 978-3-7954-2311-7, at Euro 59.--, -
    • Sixties Fashion, Modefotografie & -illustration (Fashion Photography & Illustration), Adelheid Rasche (ed.), 128 pages, many black white and colour photos and illustrations. Cloth bound. Berlin, 2010, text in german and english, ISBN 978-3-86560-798-0, US$ 43.00.
      This book is published on the occasion of the exhibition "High Sixties Fashion: Fashion Photography and illustration" Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kulturforum Potsdamer Platz, 8 April to 1 August 2010
    • Vestimenti antichi e contemporanei. Scheda VeAC e Lemmario - Strumenti di catalogazione per la conoscenza e la tutela di un Patrimonio. Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali, Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione, direttore Laura Moro. Scheda VeAC a cura di: Grazietta Butazzi, Giavanna Damiani, Elisabetta Giffi, Roberta Orsi Landini, Thessy Schoenholzer Nichols. Rilievi grafici: Thessy Schoenholzer Nichols. Lemmario. Realizzazione multimediale: Pride Cultura srl. Redazione: Stefania Segarelli. 2010. ISBN 978-88-901813-7-5
    • The exhibition catalogue «Traditional Swiss costumes on the catwalk » is in four languages (English, German, French and Italian) and on sale at the museum shop or can be ordered by telephone +41 (0)41 819 60 11 or by e-mail Price: CHF 20.- (postage and packing extra), ISBN: 978-3-908025-79-5
    • Natascha Hoefer "Schwermut und Schönheit - Als die Menschen Trauer trugen". 260 pages, 110 colour fotos. Düsseldorf 2010. Fachverlag des deutschen Bestattungsgewerbes GmbH. ISBN: 978-3-936057-27-0
      Special prize until 22 August 2010 Euro 49,– € . Prize from 23 August 2010 Euro 79.-
      Order by Telefax:++ 0211 / 160 08 50, by Telefon: ++0211 / 160 08 15 or E-Mail:
    • Das Zisterzienserinnenkloster Medingen und die mittelalterliche Kirchenausstattung in Wichmannsburg und Altenmedingen, by Thorsten Henke, in: Essener Forschungen zum Frauenstift 7, hgg. von Klaus Gereon Beuckers, Katrinette Bodarwé, Birgitta Falk, Klaus Lange, Hedwig Röckelein, Thomas Schilp und Michael Schlagheck, p. 235-256, Essen, 2009, ISBN 978-3-8375-0278-7 -

    V O C A B U L A R Y: (see also section booklet)


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