Category: Crafts

Japan Folk Crafts Museum »

On May 18th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Artisans,Artists and Designers,Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Historical textiles,Selvedge.

Just as the English Arts and Crafts movement is still hugely relevant to us today, it is hard to read the exhibits in The Japan Folk Craft’s museum as close to a century old. Furthermore, given that since the 1850s there’s been consistent cross fertilisation between Western and Japanese culture, there are objects that are deceivingly familiar […]

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Stroud Fair Stand-outs »

On May 13th, 2015 Penny Gray wrote on the subject of Artisans,Artists and Designers,Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Fashion,Selvedge,Selvedge Fairs.

We will be opening our doors in Stroud at 9am this Saturday so join us nice and early! Everyone will have their own favourites but we wouldn’t want to miss the makers shown here… We discovered Tanja Malo’s work last year when she debuted her collection of delicately crafted jewellery at the Selvedge Winter Fair. Since then the […]

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Open Market »

On May 9th, 2015 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Crafts,Fashion,Selvedge,Shops.

It doesn’t take much to tempt us down to Spitalfields Market, the area has a fascinating history and is filled with interesting shops and cafes. Even so here’s one more to add to the list – Anthropologie are opening their eighth To celebrate the opening they will be hosting a pop up ‘Art School’ with tutors and […]

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London Craft Week »

On May 6th, 2015 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

It’s craft’s time to shine and the inaugural London Craft Week is turning the spotlight on the capital’s wealth of creative talent. “London has long had a Fashion Week and a Design Festival. From 2015, it will have the equivalent for the craft sector: LONDON CRAFT WEEK featuring the artistic flair, painstaking skills and raw […]

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Carefully Selected »

On April 30th, 2015 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

In 2005 Sitselect – an organisation that celebrates contemporary applied arts through an annual festival, exhibitions and showcases – was an acorn of an idea and known as Stroud International Textiles. Rebranded in 2014 as Sitselect, today the organisation is, if not yet a mighty oak, then certainly a mature tree with branches that spread across Stroud […]

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