Category: Crafts

Michele Oberdieck »

On June 20th, 2014 Laura Brainwood wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Selvedge.

We may be enjoying the warm June weather but Canadian born designer Michele Oberdieck is already thinking forward to autumn. This week Oberdieck showcases her new ‘seedling’ collection of soft furnishings and innovative textile and glass fused panels based on the qualities of falling sycamore keys. Drawing inspiration from the beauty of botanics, her organic […]

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Anne Smith at The Fashion and Textile Museum »

On May 30th, 2014 Laura Brainwood wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

Here at Selvedge, we have fallen in love with the beautiful work of illustrator Anne Smith. Sheer washes of subtle tones combined with strikingly playful shapes and colours are the key to her success. Anne’s stunning map of Mexico (See left) and a range of  illustrations are featured in ‘Made in Mexico‘ at the Fashion […]

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Crochetdermy Boris… »

On May 14th, 2014 Laura Brainwood wrote on the subject of Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

Boris Johnson might stir a few chuckles when he refers to Nick Clegg as ‘a wobbling jelly of indecision’, Arnold Schwarzenegger as an ‘Austrian Cyborg’ and Tony Blair as ‘a greased piglet’, but how will he react when the tables are turned and he becomes the butt of the joke? This Crochetdermy® sculpture by artist […]

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Lu Flux »

On May 8th, 2014 Laura Brainwood wrote on the subject of Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge Fairs.

Since her debut at London Fashion Week in 2009, Lu Flux has captivated the hearts, and wardrobes, of the style conscious with her innovative blend of romantic and playful designs. Lu¹s eccentric pattern combinations have gained her international recognition and can be spotted everywhere from the lively streets of Tokyo’s Harajuku district to the glossy pages of Vogue. See more […]

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Show and Tell: Winter Fair Profiles »

On October 30th, 2012 admin wrote on the subject of Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

We admire initiative almost as much as we admire well-designed textiles and Becky Broome has both in abundance. Shortly after graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University with a BA (Hons) in Embroidery, Becky’s desire to design homewares and gifts led her to establish Becky Broome Ltd. It’s a small company run by Kristian and Becky, a […]

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