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Yarnish workshop at Virkki home museum 20.1.2024 

 

Together with textile artist Riikka Peltola, Seams Helsinki organized a workshop in the home museum, where we tried out the basket weaving technique while learning together. Seams Helsinki is an open community that aims to promote a more sustainable fashion culture based on e.g. to locality. Riikka Peltola is a textile artist who graduated from the department of fashion at Aalto University and works with various soft fiber materials. Basket weaving technique is the handcraft technique of 2024 chosen by Taitoliitto. 

 

 

Yarnish workshop at Virkki home museum 20.1.2024 

 

Together with textile artist Riikka Peltola, Seams Helsinki organized a workshop in the home museum, where we tried out the basket weaving technique while learning together. Seams Helsinki is an open community that aims to promote a more sustainable fashion culture based on e.g. to locality. Riikka Peltola is a textile artist who graduated from the department of fashion at Aalto University and works with various soft fiber materials. Basket weaving technique is the handcraft technique of 2024 chosen by Taitoliitto. 

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Kaino - sleeping swan 2017, 50x70cm, handmade and sewing, ceramics

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Yarnish workshop at Virkki home museum 20.1.2024 

 

Together with textile artist Riikka Peltola, Seams Helsinki organized a workshop in the home museum, where we tried out the basket weaving technique while learning together. Seams Helsinki is an open community that aims to promote a more sustainable fashion culture based on e.g. to locality. Riikka Peltola is a textile artist who graduated from the department of fashion at Aalto University and works with various soft fiber materials. Basket weaving technique is the handcraft technique of 2024 chosen by Taitoliitto. 

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Tyyne-Kerttu Virkki seminar
17.3. 2023 from 13:00 to 16:00

"Towards sustainable development textile's story renewed"

 

PÄIVÄLEHTEN MUSEUM / Auditorium, Ludviginkatu 2-4,

00130 Helsinki

The seminar continues the theme of the previous seminar (2020) and draws attention to the responsibility of fashion, clothing design and the textile industry: reducing textile waste and the possibilities of reusing textiles and the development of more environmentally friendly materials.

 

The problems of the current topic and the ongoing efforts are widely highlighted in the presentations of experts from different fields. The memorial seminar of handicraft adviser Tyyne-Kerttu Virkki, dealing with current themes, is being held now

20th time.

Participation is free

 

SCHEDULE

 

Initial words

Silja Koskimies, assistant

Tyyne-Kerttu Virkki Foundation

 

Sustainable growth of the textile and fashion industry:

under what conditions and how?

Marja-Liisa Niinikoski, CEO

Suomen Tekstiili & Muoti ry

A dream of sustainable textile systems

Minna Halme, professor

Aalto University, FinixAalto

Product development that supports nature

- cattail down as material

Fluff Stuff Oy

 

Utilization of household waste textiles

as a domestic raw material

Anna Garton, removal textile expert

Southwest Finland Waste Management

Creating a collection from waste textiles and cutting waste by means of braiding
Katariina Rainio, designer

 

Visible mending - darning as mending

Minttu Wikberg, textile artist

Wallpaper: AALTO 21 show

 

     

               

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