Young Textile Design Competition 2021

THE YOUNG TEXTILE DESIGN COMPETITION 2021

The Shrewsbury Drapers’ Company were delighted to be able to hold their annual Textile Competitions in St Mary’s Church Shrewsbury after cancelling the exhibition in 2020 due to COVID 19.

The Young Textile Design Competition combined with the Adult and Student Textile Competition, displayed a wide variety of Textile techniques including, applique, hand and machine embroidery, printing techniques, beading and embellishment, felting and needle felting as well as fashion garments.  

We were delighted to receive entries from eight schools in Shropshire, including the following schools, some of whom have not previously entered the competition:- 

Adcote School,  Concord College,  Mary Webb School,  Meole Brace School, Thomas Adams School,  Shrewsbury Academy,  Shrewsbury High School and Shrewsbury School. 

The Awards and Presentation Reception took place on Wednesday 24th November and was attended by the High Sheriff of Shropshire Tony Morris-Eyton, the Mayor of Shrewsbury Councillor Julian Dean, the Mayor of Wem Councillor Peter Broomhall, Master of the Shrewsbury Drapers’ Company John Crackettas well as other members of the Shrewsbury Drapers Company and other invited guests. 

KEY STAGE 4 - AWARD WINNERS 

GOLD AWARD – ALICE RUGMAN  - COAT - MEOLE BRACE SCHOOL   

SILVER AWARD – SCARLETT GIBSON –  THE HORSE OF LEATHER - SHREWSBURY SCHOOL

BRONZE AWARD – ALEX SMYTHE  – MIXED MEDIA KNITTED PULLOVER - CONCORD COLLEGE

HIGHLY COMMENDED – EMILIA RAMSAY – CORSET AND RUFFLES - THOMAS ADAMS SCHOOL COMMENDED –  BRONWEN BRADLEY – OUTSIDE - MEOLE BRACE SCHOOL

KEY STAGE 3 - AWARD WINNERS

GOLD AWARD – LOUISE BELL  - STEAM PUNK JACKET - MARY WEBB SCHOOL   

SILVER AWARD – AMELIA BENBOW –  ‘FOSSILS’ TEXTILE PANEL - SHREWSBURY HIGH SCHOOL

BRONZE AWARD –ELSIE ANTON-STEPHENS  – FOSSILS OF THE LAND & SEA TEXTILE PANEL SHREWSBURY HIGH SCHOOL

HIGHLY COMMENDED – MELIS TANRIVERDI - MALTESERS CUSHION - MEOLE BRACE SCHOOL

COMMENDED –  CHARLIE HARLL - GIANT BUTTONS CUSHION -  MEOLE BRACE SCHOOL

 

 THE WOOLMEN AWARDS

KEY STAGE 4 – WOOLMEN AWARDS

GOLD AWARD – ALICE RUGMAN  - COAT -  MEOLE BRACE SCHOOL  

SILVER AWARD – ABI MARSH –  LOCKDOWN SHEEP CUSHION - SHREWSBURY HIGH SCHOOL

BRONZE AWARD – ALEX SMYTHE  – MIXED MEDIA KNITTED PULLOVER - CONCORD COLLEGE

 

KEY STAGE 3 – WOOLMEN AWARDS

GOLD AWARD – BETH STEEN  - DOG WITH HAT - SHREWSBURY ACADEMY   

SILVER AWARD – ROSA WOOD –  TEDDY BEAR - MARY WEBB SCHOOL

BRONZE AWARD – HANA VNOUCEK  – FROGS  - SHREWSBURY ACADEMY

 

THE GRAPHIC TEXTILE AWARD

MALI AUGSONSAWANG – FRAMED GRAPHIC TEXTILE DESIGN – ADCOTE SCHOOL

We are very grateful to our sponsors the London Drapers, Tweedmill Textiles Ltd, of Flint and The Worshipful Company of Woolmen for their generous support for our Textile Competitions.

NOTE The complete library of photographs can be viewed at https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ts4a6p309k0x4lv/AAB41OR04lPcSvnWZon4P9eea?dl=0

Thank you to all the schools and students who entered the competition in 2021.

We look forward to receiving your entries for the Young Textile Design Competition in 2022.

KS4 Gold Award-Coat by Alice Rugman

Alice Rugman with her Gold Award Entry

Alice Rugman receiving the KS4 Gold Award from Draper Master John Crackett

KS4 Silver Award-The Horse of Leather by Scarlett Gibson

Scarlett Gibson receiving the KS4 Silver Award from John Crackett

KS4 Bronze Award-Mixed Media Knitted Pullover by Alex Smythe

Alex Smythe receiving the KS4 Bronze Award from John Crackett

Corset and Ruffles by Emilia Ramsey and mixed Media Knitted Pullover by Alex Smythe

Emilia Ramsey receiving the KS4 Highly Commended Award from John Crackett

Bronwen Bradley receiving the KS4 Commended Award from John Crackett

Charlie Harll receiving the KS3 Commended Award from John Crackett

Beth Steen receiving the KS3 Gold Award from John Crackett

Abi Marsh receiving The Woolman KS4 Silver Award

Hana Vnoucek Receiving the KS3 Woolman Bronze Award

Graphic Textile Award Winner - Mali Augsonsawang with Moe Barrett-Spring

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