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10 Nov 2014    

Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design Lecturer Camille Hawbaker to exhibit at Robert Hillestad Gallery

Congratulations to Camille Hawbaker for the very positive review in the Journal Star this weekend by L. Kent Wolgamott claiming "Unraveling" is, simply, one of the best Lincoln exhibitions of 2014. Read L. Kent Wolgamott's review here.

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15 Oct 2014    

Celebration of Youth XXI: Elegant Solutions

Celebration of Youth XXI:  Elegant Solutions, featuring works chosen from the Home Environment, Clothing, Quilt Quest and Fashion Show divisions of the 2014 Nebraska State Fair will open October 20, 2014 in the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery in the UNL department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design.  The exhibition will close on November 8, 2014 with a gallery talk by 28 youth whose work is included in the exhibition.  The gallery talk will be held in Room 11 of the Home Economics Building on UNL’s East Campus at 5:00 pm.  The talk will be followed by a re

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30 Sep 2014    

Entrepreneur Walter T. Wilhelm Visits UNL October 7-8, 2014

On Tuesday and Wednesday October 7 and 8, 2014, the Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design (TMFD) will host Walter T. Wilhelm, chairman of Walter Wilhelm Associates, LLC, a Utah-based boutique consulting organization that helps retail and brand clients refine “front-end” processes. As a management consulting firm, WWA focuses on empowering apparel, footwear, and retail executives with the strategies, processes, and technologies that create tangible business value and sustainable competitive advantage. Their team’s deep industry expertise and their best practice knowledge base built from hundreds of successful projects around the globe, make WWA unique among consulting agencies. Their experts in the apparel, footwear, and interiors markets offer valuable domain expertise from product development, to supply chain, to retailing.

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05 Sep 2014    

"Doors Across Time," Weifang Gong, TMFD alumna, M.A. in Textile Design 2014

Exhibition Date: Sept. 15 through Oct. 10, 2014

Inspired by door patterns from China and America, Weifang Gong examines the symbolism of doors in human life.  Integrating traditional printmaking methods with textile dye and discharge processes on cotton and silk organza, she has created a series of panels that depict her story of study and growth using imagery based on door patterns, self-portraiture, and emblems of Chinese and American culture.

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05 Sep 2014    

'Signature Cloths' tells stories through stitches

A new exhibition opening on Sept. 5 at the International Quilt Study Center & Museum will shed light on the role stitched signatures can play in depicting the lives of the every person.

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24 Jun 2014    

Spring 2014 New York Study Tour a Success for All

Being a fashion design major, your one real dream is to go to New York City. NYC is where it all happens, from fashion week to major corporate headquarters; it’s the city where dreams come true. Caitlin Larwood, editorial director at makeup.com, told us that, “Dream jobs happen in this city.” Hearing that come from someone who has worked in the city for about five years and has an incredible job makes the reality of it hit home. We were going to a city where the most important events in fashion happen and I was more than ready for it.

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24 Jun 2014    

TMFD Biennial Student Runway Show draws capacity audience

TMFD’s Biennial Student Runway show Fusion Fashion , took place on Friday April 25 at 8:00 p.m. in the Nebraska Union’s Centennial Ballroom.

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24 Jun 2014    

Mary Mitchell Fashion Excellence Award Winners Announced

The 2014 Biennial Student Runway Show, held on April 25 in the Centennial Ballroom at City Union, culminated in the announcement of the Mary Mitchell Fashion Excellence Awards, chosen by guest jurors and TMFD alumnae JLynn Hausmann of JHAUS brand in Los Angeles, CA, and Amanda Valentine of Valentine, Valentine, based in Nashville, TN.

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02 May 2014    

Weiss retirement May 22

Wendy Weiss, professor TMFD, will be honored at a reception recognizing her retirement from the university, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 22 at the Sheldon Art Museum on UNL’s city campus. The Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design and the College of Education and Human Sciences invite you to join them in recognizing Weiss’s career and accomplishments over the last 28 years. RSVP to rsamuelson1@unl.edu before May 15.

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