Things to do

Quilt of Quilts

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  • Quilt of Quilts
    Share your quilt's story with the rest of the world, and make it part of the online 'Quilt of Quilts'.
     
  • Wedding Fashion
    In advance of an exhibition of Wedding Dresses in 2013 we are creating a database of photographs of clothes worn for weddings and civil partnerships from all cultures between 1840 and the present.
     
  • Your Toy Stories - Museum of Childhood
    If you or a relative worked in the toy manufacturing industry - on a production line, in toy design, packaging, delivery or senior management - you can submit your Toy Stories here.
     

Blogs

  • Creating the Cult of Beauty blog
    Assistant Curator, Esmé Whittaker documents the evolution of the V&A's spring 2011 exhibition which brings together many of the greatest Aesthetic paintings and finest decorative art of this extraordinary movement. The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900 exhibition at the V&A -  2 April - 17 July 2011.
     
  • Yohji Yamamoto at the V&A blog
    Follow exhibition curator, Ligaya Salazar, as she shares her experiences researching for the exhibition and the accompanying book. Find out about the textiles and techniques employed by Yohji Yamamoto used for his collections and some of the objects on display at the V&A -  12 March - 11 July 2011.
     
  • From Sketch to Product
    What do design drawings tell us about the process of design? How does a designer record those important moments of conception, while also communicating vital details about construction, function, surface and style?
     
  • Juliana Sissons - Fashion Designer in Residence blog
    Follow fashion design resident, Juliana Sissons, as she gets inspired by the V&A Medieval and Renaissance Galleries and experiments with new and fabulous knitwear techniques and designs.
     
  • British Toy Making blog
    Archivist Ieuan Hopkins is blogging about the progress of the Museum of Childhood's British Toy Making project.

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