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In addition to reports on TSA programs, The Newsletter lists conferences, courses, exhibitions, grants; profiles museum textile collections and university textile programs; and reviews books, exhibitions, and conferences. Submissions are welcome.

Recent newsletters can be downloaded from the TSA website as PDFs. Newsletters dating from 1989 through 2004 are available on Digital Commons at

Past Newsletters are now also available as an online publication at

Article & Review Submission Guidelines:

Submissions for the Spring 2017 Newsletter are no longer open. 

1. Length of articles, reviews, program summaries, 300-700 words. Occasionally a longer article is published if the content demands. Please discuss this option via e-mail ahead of time with Wendy Weiss,

2. Carefully proofread your article and invite friends to assist with editorial suggestions. Final editing is at the discretion of the Newsletter Editor and volunteer readers.

3. Submit text as a word document.

4. Photos are welcome. Image size should be: 300 DPI, 4”x6” and provided as jpegs. Images will be used as space allows. Send images as individual files. Do not insert into text. Label as follows: Title_Spring2015.doc [article label]; Title_Spring2015_image1.jpg; Title_Spring2015_image2.jpg

5. Provide image number and write captions for each image. List captions at the end of the text. Write Image 1 in the text where you would like to see the image appear.

6. Provide name of photographer for credit for each image. Be sure to obtain permission from the photographer to use the image.

7. Write Author Name as you wish it to appear at heading of text.

8. Write a 1-2 sentence biographical note; include your relationship to TSA. For example: member since XXXX, professional affiliation, scholarship recipient for x program…)

9. Provide author’s email or other contact information (not to be published, just for our records and if a follow-up question needs posing).

10. Include links, with URL to be included to external sources such as museum or publisher websites. Write out full URL address for any web references.

11. For book reviews include all full bibliographic info; for conferences and exhibitions include venue, dates, etc.

12. SUBMIT material to: with the subject line “TSA Newsletter Submission”

Member News Section Submission Guidelines: 

One must be a current member at the time of submission and at the time of newsletter publication to submit have news published in the member’s section. To join or renew please visit:

Categories of Member News: Exhibitions; Workshops; Lectures; Publications; Honors and Achievements; Conferences & Symposia

Please include all relevant details including location (country, state, city), venue, dates, website link, 1-sentence description, deadline if applicable, member name. For publications please include full bibliographic details.

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If you have any questions at all, please contact Wendy Weiss, external relations director and newsletter editor at: We look forward to your submissions!