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Call to Textile Artists

Following on from the success of the Picking Up The Threads exhibition at the Norfolk Makers Festival 2020, a second juried exhibition of textile work is planned for the 2022 Festival.

This time the theme is Adjustment. 

The call is to textile artists living in Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

All genres are accepted, including weaving, spinning, knitting, crochet, quilting, embroidery, lacemaking, patchwork etc. 

The work must be original and created by the artist after January 2021.

Entry forms to be submitted by Fri 12 Nov 2021

Completed forms to be sent to

Please entitle the e mail ‘ADUSTMENT - your full name

Please attach two high resolution jpg images of the work

The non-refundable entry fee is £5 payable by cheque or bank transfer - please use the ref Adjustment2022.

Cheques: Payable to The Forum Trust Ltd.

Transfers: Lloyds Bank Plc. | Sort Code: 30-96-17 | Account No: 03782900

Entry will be rejected if fee is not paid within a week of receipt of the entry form

Selection will take place in December 2021 and all applicants will be informed of the outcome.

The selectors’ decision on items chosen for the exhibition is final.

The Adjustment exhibition of new and original work, will be open and free to enter throughout the 2022 Festival.

Read the full Ts and Cs here 

Read more about the judges here 

Below is a short film about Picking up the Threads in 2020, featuring one of the judges, Annette Morgan, whose idea it was to make a juried exhibition part of Norfolk Makers Festival. 

Photo by Immo Wegman on Unsplash