Category: Crafts

John Arbon Textiles – Open Weekend »

On February 24th, 2015 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Artisans,Crafts,Selvedge,Selvedge Fairs.

John Arbon is well know to Selvedge readers. We featured his mill in issue 36 and covet his wears at our regular fairs. John is offering a rare glimpse into a world not usually accessible to the public,  during their open weekend.  He, his wife Juliet and their team will be on hand to give guided […]

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Invitation to join us at The New Craftsmen Gallery »

On February 19th, 2015 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Artisans,Crafts,Selvedge,Shops.

We’d like to invite our subscribers and contributors to join us for a glass of wine to celebrate the publication of issue 63 on Wednesday 11 March, 6.30pm-8pm. During the evening Katherine May, one of our contributors, will demonstrate Indigo dyeing and you can meet the Selvedge team and the talented writers and illustrators who have helped […]

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Make Believe Project »

On February 3rd, 2015 Polly Leonard wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

“Those who do not listen to their boredom when reading, like those who pay no attention to pain, may be increasing their suffering unnecessarily,” warns philosopher and School of Life founder Alain De Botton in The Consolations of Philosophy. He goes on to issue readers permission to be impatient, warning “Whatever the dangers of being […]

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Good Company »

On January 14th, 2015 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

It was dark, cold, mid-week in January (and there was a bus strike) but last night, gathered inside the beautiful Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery, everything felt warm and bright. One of Selvedge’s New Year resolutions is to draw the threads of the magazine together and create a more integrated community. So our small gathering to […]

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Take your pick – tapestry in 2015 »

On January 9th, 2015 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

It seems Issue 62, which features the work of Fiona Rutherford and visits the historic French town of Aubusson, has captured the current textile mood. Tapestry is clearly a trend for 2015 and highlights for the year include The Great Tapestry of Scotland on show at its latest venue, Stirling Castle until 8 March, 2015. […]

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