SMHAF 2019 – Textiles and Wellbeing – TH.CARS2 Archive

Textiles and Wellbeing

A public seminar exploring the positive impact that textile making can have on people’s sense of health & wellbeing was held on Friday 10th May 2019 with presentations from Prof Jacqueline Atkinson, Dr Alison Mayne and Dr Anna Fisk. Those interested in textile making had the opportunity to attend workshops that followed the seminar on three consecutive Saturdays in May 2019.

Spinning Workshop

On the 11th May 2019 a daylong beginners’ workshop in hand spinning was held, led by fibre artist Laryna E. Wuppermann .

Natural Dyeing Workshop

On the 18th May 2019 a daylong beginners’ workshop exploring natural dyeing techniques was held, led by textile artist Gillian Steel.

Finding your Flow with Hand Knitting

On the 25th May 2019 a daylong exploratory workshop for beginners & refreshers in hand knitting was held, led by professional knitter Rosie Little.


Part of SMHAF 2019

Supported by TH.CARS2




Paisley TH.CARS2 Project Team
Regeneration and Economic Development Service
Chief Executive Services
Renfrewshire Council
Renfrewshire House
Cotton Street
Paisley PA1 1WB