Threads 2016: IMPACT

Threads is an annual celebration showcasing student work from the Textiles and Fashion Design Program in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This large-scale design and fashion event is produced with collaborative participation of students across the campus. With music, lights, performance and runway, Threads seeks to engage the Madison community in the excitement and appreciation of contemporary design.


Saturday, April 30, 2016: 2:00, 5:00, 8:00pm Nancy Nicholas Hall


All UW-Madison students are welcome to attend our model call to be part of the April 30th event. All prospective models are recommended to wear plain black, form-fitting clothing for the model call. Female models should also wear heels and bring a hair tie. Minimal/natural make up preferred.

Saturday, February 13, 2016: 11:00-2:00 Union South

Thursday, February 18, 2016: 5:00-8:00 Union South

Saturday, February 20, 2016: 11:00-2:00 Union South


IMPACT models



We’re having an early board submission day for students who want to pace the craziness of the semester!

Friday, February 5, 2016 Extended to February 12!: All Day, Nancy Nicholas Hall, 3rd Floor

The regular Jury submissions take place prior to Spring Break

Wednesday, March 16-Friday, March 18: During the day at Nancy Nicholas Hall. Times and exact location TBA.

2016 Threads Design and Fashion Event Submission Requirements


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