LENORE BLACKWOOD – TAASA Review December 2011


This article was originally found in the December 2011 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 20, Issue 4, Page 13).

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When the Textile Study Group started we were a very small band, just six to a dozen disciples gathered around our guiding spirit, convener and guru, Anne Baker.

Drawing on her rich encyclopaedic knowledge of textiles worldwide and her pedagogic skills, Anne inspired and nurtured our studies and at the same time was always eager to learn from what we could contribute. Anne had a scholar’s approach to the study of textiles and her vision for the group was ambitious.

It was to play an important educational role in the community...