Professor Fiona Hackney

Professor of Fashion

Professor Fiona Hackney

Professor of Fashion



Book Chapters

Hackney, F., Figueiredo, D., Loveday, M., 2023. 'Better together: Co-creating living heritage, community assets and enterprise'. In Craft Communities, pp. 119-131.

Hackney, F., Hill, K., Saunders, C., Willett, J., 2021. 'Changing the World not Just our Wardrobes: a sensibility for sustainable clothing, care, and quiet activism'. In Paulicelli, E., Manlow, V., Wissinger, E. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Fashion Studies, Routledge.

Hackney, F., 2020. 'Beyond Utility: Pushing Frontiers in Women's Monthlies: Modern Woman 1943-1951'. In Forster, L., Hollows, J. (eds.) Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1940s-2000s: The Postwar and Contemporary Period, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.

Rana, M., Hackney, F., 2018. 'Making and Material Affect: From Learning and Teaching to Sharing and Listening'. In Prior, R.W. (eds.) Using Art as Research in Learning and Teaching: Multidisciplinary Approaches Across the Arts, pp. 145-162, Intellect.

Hackney, F., Figueiredo, D., Onions, L., Rogers, G., Milovanovic, J., 2018. 'Being Maker-Centric: making as method for self-organising and achieving craft impact in local communities and economies'. In Bell, E., Mangia, G., Taylor, S., Toraldo, M.L. (eds.) The Organization of Craft Work: identities, meanings, and materiality, pp. 235-254, Routledge, London.

Hackney, F., 2018. 'Woman Appeal. A New Rhetoric of Consumption: Women’s Domestic Magazines in the 1920s and 1930s'. In Clay, C., DiCenzo, M., Green, B., Hackney, F. (eds.) Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period, pp. 465-490, Edinburgh University Press.

Hackney, F., 2016. 'Getting a Living , Getting a Life: Leonore Eyles, Employment and Agony, 1925-1930'. In Ritchie, R., Hawkins, S., Phillips, N., Kleinberg, S.J. (eds.) Women in Magazines: Research, Representation, Production and Consumption, pp. 107-124, Routledge.

Journal Articles

Saunders, C., Griffin, I., Hackney, F., Barbieri, A., Hill, K.J., West, J., Willett, J., 2024. 'A social practices approach to encourage sustainable clothing choices', Sustainability, 16 (3).

Hackney, F., Figueiredo, D., Loveday, M., Onions, L., Rogers, G., 2022. 'Maker-centricity and 'edge-places of creativity': CARE-full Making in a CARE-less World', European Journal of Cultural Studies, 25 (6), pp. 1572-1596.

Hackney, F., Rana, M., Gant, N., Hill, K., 2022. 'Guest Editorial: Well-Making and Making-Well: Craft, Design and Everyday Creativity for Health and Well-Being', Journal of Applied Arts and Health, 13 (3), pp. 283-290.

Hackney, F., 2022. 'Interview with Angela Maddock', Journal of Applied Arts and Health, 13 (3), pp. 417-426.

Hackney, F., Setterington, L., 2022. 'Crafting with a purpose: how the ‘work’ of the workshop makes, promotes and embodies well-being', Journal of Applied Arts and Health, 13 (3), pp. 307-324.

Hackney, F., Bigham, J., 2022. 'A Cottage of One’s Own: Making Modern Women through Word and Image in Interwar’s Women’s Homemaking Magazines', Journal of Modern Periodical Studies, 3 (1), pp. 103-141.

Willett, J., Saunders, C., Hackney, F., Hill, K., 2022. 'The affective economy and fast fashion: materiality, embodied learning and developing a sensibility for sustainable clothing', Journal of Material Culture, 27 (3), pp. 219-237.

Hackney, F., saunders, C., Willet, J., Hill, K., Griffin, I., 2020. 'Stitching a Sensibility 4 Sustainable Clothing: quiet activism, affect and community agency', Journal of Arts and Communities, 10 (1-2).

Hackney, F., Baines, E., Bloodworth, J., McKenzie, A., Anderson, C., Wells, A., Howard, C., 2020. 'Talking Textiles, Making Value: Catalyzing Fashion, Dress, and Textiles Heritage in the Midlands', Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, 8 (1), pp. 84-111.

Hackney, F., 2019. 'Book Review: Alan Powers, Enid Marx: The Pleasures of Pattern', Textile History, 50 (2).

Hackney, F., 2019. 'The Modern Embroidery Movement', CRAFT RESEARCH, 10 (1), pp. 149-153.

Hackney, F., Maughan, H., Desmarais, S., 2016. 'The Power of Quiet: Re-making Affective Amateur and Professional Textiles Agencies', Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, 4 (1), pp. 33-62.

Hackney, F., 2015. 'Oral History in the Visual Arts', CRAFT RESEARCH, 6 (1), pp. 133-138.

Hackney, F., 2013. 'Quiet activism and the new amateur the power of home and hobby crafts', Design and Culture, 5 (2), pp. 169-193.

Hackney, F., 2006. ''Use your hands for happiness': Home craft and make-do-and-Mend in British women's magazines in the 1920s and 1930s', Journal of Design History, 19 (1), pp. 23-38.

Conference Papers

Hackney, F., Saunders, C., Willett, J., Hill, K., 2019. 'Designing a Sensibility for Sustainable Clothing (S4S): Affective Activism', Design Research for Change (DR4C) Symposium, London, 11/12/2019 - 12/12/2019, pp. 151-168.

Hackney, F., 2017. 'The making affect: A co-created community methodology', in Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, 66, pp. 913-925.

Light, A., Hansen, N.B., Halskov, K., Hill, K.J., Hackney, F., Dalsgaard, P., 2013. 'Exploring the dynamics of ownership in communityoriented design projects', in ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, pp. 90-99.

Office Location

Righton Building
Manchester Fashion Institute
Manchester Metropolitan University
Cavendish Street
Manchester M15 6BG