Category: Exhibitions, shows and workshops

Julie Arkell at The Selvedge Artisan Fair »

On March 22nd, 2016 Penny Gray wrote on the subject of Selvedge,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge Fairs,Crafts,Artists and Designers,Artisans.

Folk artist Julie Arkell has created a world of whimsical beings for us to enjoy. Inspired by her daydreams each quirky creature she makes takes at least two weeks as there are many drying stages in between the layering of papier mâché. Interestingly the inside of her playful sculptures is made entirely from pages of The Guardian newspaper, whilst the […]

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Janet Echelman – 1.8 »

On January 14th, 2016 Selvedge Intern wrote on the subject of Selvedge,Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Artists and Designers.

Artist and planetary observer Janet Echelman is displaying one of her suspended experimental netted cocoon structures through the streets of central London in collaboration with Lumiere London.  This extensive light show exhibition will take place between 6:30-10:30pm each evening from the 14-17th January and will be a free, sociable and inspiring event. Echelman’s soaring structures featured in our Selvedge Issue […]

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Craft Central »

On November 17th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

Sally Weatherill’s woven designs are often inspired directly by the yarns she uses. Her fabrics – used for scarves, ties, cushions, handbags and wall pieces – are all handmade in the UK in limited editions. Key to her design process is a love of colour and experimentation – particularly with the selvedge of the fabric. Sally Weatherill’s designs […]

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Wendy Kotenko »

On November 9th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

Guest Blog post from Lancaster & Cornish Wendy Kotenko is a Senior Technician from The Fashion and Textiles Institute of Falmouth University. In 2002 Wendy was fortunate to study at the prefectural University of arts in Okinawa, Japan. In Okinawa and the surrounding islands there are many weaving workshops that continue the traditional weaving and dyeing […]

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Quattro Stagioni »

On November 3rd, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

On hearing ‘four seasons’ you could be forgiven for visualising an hotel or pizza – in certain contexts. But not if Cy Twombly or the De La Warr pavilion are in the same sentence. Taking on one of the most recurrent, well known and adopted themes in Western art, poetry and music without verging into the […]

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