Category: Crafts

Dutch Textile Art, Craft and Design »

On April 8th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

‘All cultural sectors were required to reappraise their content, historic sources and future forms of cultural production. The textile sector was no exception.’ -ETN The European Textile Network (ETN) was born out of political changes and cultural challenges in Europe over the course of 1989 and 1990. Beatrijs Sterk, the current secretary, initiated the network in February […]

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Thoroughly Modern Margo »

On April 8th, 2015 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge,Shops.

This issue you can find out about Margo Selby’s new venture… After several years of experimenting and building her portfolio, Margo has created a range of artworks which she describes as ‘paintings with yarns’. Available as framed pieces, you can click here to read our article ‘Thoroughly Modern Margo’ from issue 63. Or why not get […]

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Raw Ambition »

On April 2nd, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

Anthropologie on the Kings Road have announced the next project to be filling their front of shop ‘gallery’. In keeping with the American lifestyle chain’s colourful and chic aesthetic, Amber Locke, AKA ‘Raw Vegan Blonde’ will be filling the space with her vegetable and fruit based designs. Locke is known as the creator of the successful […]

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Make a strippy quilt by Cassandra Ellis »

On April 1st, 2015 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Crafts,Selvedge,Selvedge Book Club.

Strippy quilts are simple to cut and piece, look delightful and reward the maker with a finished quilt top in a relative jiffy. A strippy quilt is exactly what its name suggests: long strips of cloth sewn together in rows to create a quilt top. Originally popular between 1860 and 1930 in Wales and the […]

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HUT UP »

On March 31st, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Artisans,Crafts,Selvedge.

In anticipation of Easter weekend, there’s been a bunny explosion at Selvedge, we are now home to a colony of beautiful felted wool rabbits from Berlin based label Hut Up. Hut Up was established in 1993 by Christine Birkle and uses traditional techniques alongside Birkle’s own original methods. Using the highest quality materials Hut Up’s […]

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