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Threads of Life: Clare Hunter and Janice Forsyth in Discussion

9th March, 2019 at 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Threads of Life. Credit: Courtesy of Clare Hunter and Sceptre Publishing
Clare Hunter. Credit: Courtesy of Clare Hunter
Clare Hunter
Credit: Courtesy of Clare Hunter

‘Sewing is a way to mark our existence on cloth: patterning our place in the world, voicing our identity, sharing something of ourselves with others and leaving the indelible evidence of our presence in stitches held fast by our touch.’ Clare Hunter

Threads of Life: Clare Hunter and Janice Forsyth in Discussion, Saturday 9th March, 12.30pm to 3pm, Free


This is an introduction to Clare Hunter’s first book Threads of Life, an exploration of the significance of sewing through time and across cultures. Janice Forsyth will be in discussion with Clare about how she came to write the book, sharing its themes and stories and reading extracts.


Threads of Life will be published in February 2019 by Sceptre, an imprint of Hodder and & Stoughton. Price £20, hardcover. £13.00 Kindle edition.



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Glasgow Women’s Library is wheelchair accessible, with lifts to the first floor and the Mezzanine Floor. We have accessible toilets and all the bathrooms are individual closed stalls and are gender neutral. Our larger Events Space is fitted with an induction loop. A portable induction loop is also available. For paid events free companion tickets are available.

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9th March, 2019
12:30 pm - 3:00 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