Condition checking of both individual textiles and collections to help determine treatment options, assist with funding applications and devising a roadmap for the future preservation of pieces.
Full range of textile conservation treatments including: documentation; photography; cleaning; crease removal; conservation support and mounting. The needs of both the object and the client are taken into account.
Advise on the preventive care of textiles including: how to deal with the agents of decay such as pests, light, temperature and humidity as well as guidance on documentation, packing and handling.
Training provided for volunteers and staff on how to care for your collection using the resources to hand. Public speaking on conservation, taking a behind the scenes look at some of the objects I have had the privilege of working on.