Category: Crafts

Make it Monday! Block printed wrapping paper from Angel Hughes »

On December 22nd, 2014 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Crafts,Selvedge.

Printing your own wrapping paper is simplicity itself. Any type of paper will do, butcher’s or florist’s paper is wonderfully cheap, brown paper can be lovely. I have used coloured sugar paper for my print. I have the advantage of endless blocks which we use to print our fabrics, in this case I have used […]

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Make it Monday! »

On December 8th, 2014 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Crafts,Selvedge.

Scented sachets have been used for hundreds of years to fragrance the home, freshen linens, chase away moths and aid sleep or relaxation. This scented strawberry looks and smells good enough to eat. Keep it in your lingerie drawer or hang it in the wardrobe if you can bear to shut it away. If not […]

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Make it Monday! Covered Books from Christina Strutt »

On November 24th, 2014 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Crafts,Selvedge.

There are just five Mondays left before Christmas Day and we plan to make the most of them! Every week we’ll revisit a craft idea from an early edition of Selvedge and give you the chance to rustle up a handmade gift. Christian Strutt, founder of Cabbages and Roses, starts us off with pretty and […]

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The fair around the corner »

On October 29th, 2014 Emma Neen wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge,Selvedge Fairs.

The leaves are falling, the nights are getting longer, and the Selvedge Winter Fair is just around the corner! With a wonderful gathering of exhibitors, the season need not be dreary with the vibrant prints and embroidery the fair has to offer. Quilts by Lisa Wilson                        Molly […]

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Out and about at The Winter Fair »

On October 28th, 2014 Emma Neen wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge,Selvedge Fairs.

The Winter Fair is nearly upon us! And this year we have some wonderful exhibitors to tempt you out of doors, down to Chelsea Old Town Hall… Parna                                         Dionne Swift             […]

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