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CANCELLED: Thinking through Making: Material Histories

1st March, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sewing machine in use

Please note: due to the ongoing extreme weather we have sadly had to cancel this event (and all other ‘From GWL’ events on 1st March). We apologise for any inconvenience caused, and thank you for your understanding. We hope to be able to reschedule at a later date.

From Glasgow Women’s Library – souvenirs to empower and celebrate women’s history, Thursday 1st March to Thursday 8 March, is a series of events organised in partnership with Craft Scotland’s ‘Meet Your Maker’ programme, marking a yearlong collaboration with design curators Panel to develop a new, limited edition collection of library souvenirs. Launching this exclusive series of products inspired by our collections.

Thinking through Making: Material Histories, Thursday 1st March, 3pm to 4pm

Line drawing of the GWL building, there is no shading but all the details of the facade are picked out and drawn in delicately.
Finch and Fouracre in production

Donna Wilson, best known for her knitted creatures, textiles, home-wares and furniture is in conversation with Franki Finch a specialist in model making and model design work.

With an impressive portfolio of awards, commissions and solo exhibitions, Donna Wilson is best known for her knitted creatures, textiles, homewares and furniture. Her work takes inspiration from her childhood growing up in the Scottish countryside and the everyday oddities and deformities of life.

Based in Glasgow, Finch & Fouracre undertakes modelmaking and model design work, specialising in commissioned architectural and exhibition models, and producing model kits for retail.


This workshop is open to all and is free to attend. This event has been cancelled due to ongoing extreme weather. Please book below (you will be taken through the shopping cart but no charge will be made) or you can call us on 0141 550 2267. If you have booked a place and are no longer able to attend please let us know so that we can make your place available to someone else.


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1st March, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Glasgow Women’s Library
0141 550 2267


Glasgow Women’s Library
23 Landressy Street
Glasgow, G40 1BP United Kingdom
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0141 550 2267