About

Thread Counts: Collaborative business engagement, research and education forum for sustainable fashion and textiles in the South West.

The initiative has a shared vision to inform, engage, inspire and innovate in sustainable fashion and textiles, to promote ethical design, responsible business and impact for students and community, through an ongoing collaborative venture across the region.

The key strands of this venture are:

Our focus is to connect stakeholders through active engagement that develops their real world professional practice, their understanding of change and transformation and their ability to apply futures and systems thinking principles to their work and professional development. The community of practice that develops around Thread Counts aims to support and develop the regional network’s shared understanding of their potential impact as agents for change in this sector and to increase their positive impact locally and globally.

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Education

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Reaearch

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Community Engagement

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Thread Counts sustainable fashion and textiles forum is a collaborative development by the University of Gloucestershire's BA(Hons) Fashion Design and Product Design courses, and Atelier, Stroud.