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18 Nov 2013    

Balaram to speak Dec. 6, 11:00 a.m.

The public is invited to hear a Padmini Balaram speak about natural dyes Friday, Dec. 6, 2013. She is visiting the University of Nebraska, College of Education and Human Sciences, Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design as a Visiting Fulbright-Nehru  Lecturer.

View Balaram to speak Dec. 6, 11:00 a.m. Article

08 Nov 2013    

Nov. 13 Bio-Fiber Development Laboratory open house

The Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design (TMFD) invites the campus community to an open house to showcase its new Bio-Fiber Development Laboratory, located on East Campus immediately west of Ag Hall, near the Holdrege St. entrance to east campus loop. A light lunch buffet will be served. Members of Yiqi Yang's research team will be on hand to welcome visitors and to answer questions.

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05 Nov 2013    

Project Gaudi: An exploration of texture and form, Nov. 4-22

Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi (1852-1926) inspired Adrienne Anderson to design the garment and accessory collection presented in this exhibition. Through the work, Anderson explores architectyural form, innovative surface design techniques, and identity in dress.

The exhibit is on display at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery. We welcome you to visit the extensive hand-created surface techniques and ornimentation.

Video of her Anderson's fashion show, which took place in October, will also be presented during this exhibit.

View Project Gaudi: An exploration of texture and form, Nov. 4-22 Article

Padmini Tolat Balaram textile image

01 Nov 2013    

Balaram "Eco-friendly Textile Paintings and Wall Hangings," Nov. 11-15

Padmini Tolat Balaram, a Fulbright-Nehru lecturer in textiles at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will present an exhibition, "Eco-friendly Textile Paintings and Wall Hangings: Innovative Natural Dyed Textiles," at the Nebraska Union, 14th and R streets, Nov. 11-15.

View Balaram "Eco-friendly Textile Paintings and Wall Hangings," Nov. 11-15 Article

03 Oct 2013    

Hillestad Textiles Gallery presents Celebration of Youth XX: Exuberance, Twentieth Anniversary Exhib

Nebraska youth, from nine to nineteen years of age, will have their work showcased in the 20th annual Celebration of Youth: Exuberance, beginning September 30 and running through Oct. 25, 2013.  Items were selected from the thousands of exhibits in the Clothing, Fashion Show, Home Environment and Quilt Quest departments at the 2013 Nebraska State Fair in Grand Island and range from stunning pieced quilts to an inventive Velociraptor costume made of foam, fabric, and sculpted clay.  

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30 Sep 2013    

TMFD Alums Help Students Along their Career Paths

Rachel Sheehy (l.) with jcpenney vendor Executive VP for Sales Scott Starnes of Dorfman-Pacific, Inc., speaking to Dallas Career Day study tour students and faculty at the Dallas Trade Center in April 2013

The Department had the pleasure during the week of September 23rd to welcome two alumnae who’ve each been making important career strides since graduation.

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13 Sep 2013    

Grossman to present "Green Textiles: From Conception to Consumption"

Have you ever wondered what the fast fashion we love is actually made of?  Have you debated about buying one couch over another, but couldn’t understand the wildly differing prices of what appeared to be similar products? Do you go into a muddle when you see various acronyms such as GOTS and PET? These questions are precisely the kind that guest speaker Patty Grossman, co-founder of O Ecotextiles, will explore when she visits the University of Nebraska Oct.

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30 Aug 2013    

Lohr Laboratory's GRAPHTEC plotter now online

Faculty members Martha Horvay, Barbara Trout and Youngjoo Lee (l. to r.) marvel at a pants leg pattern piece drafted and cut in minutes on the department's new Graphtec plotter/cutter.

View Lohr Laboratory's GRAPHTEC plotter now online Article

02 Aug 2013    

African art gala and auction funds CEHS scholarships for education abroad

The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the Malaika Foundation are hosting a Gala Celebration of African Art, Cuisine and Fashion from 6-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at Quilt House, home of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum, 1523 N. 33rd St. in Lincoln. The gala will raise funds for scholarships to support education abroad experiences for students in CEHS.

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23 Jul 2013    

For the Body, for the Soul: African Textiles and Costumes from the Natalie Hahn Collection

Exhibition at the Robert Hillestad Textiles Gallery
2nd Floor Home Economics Building, 35 and Holdrege Streets, East Campus
July 15 – September 20, 2013
 

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