Guest Blog post from Kate Clark of Montes & Clark , the design partnership between two friends, Lucy Montes de Oca and Kate Clark. Kate Clark studied embroidery at the Royal School of Needlework and has since taught and published on embroidery and other textile techniques. She makes her own embroidered artwork and lives in Wiltshire with her […]View Post »
Barbara Chandler choses her top exhibitors to visit at our Selvedge Artisan Christmas this Thursday and Friday at Chelsea Old Town Hall. I love the Selvedge Artisan Christmas fair – so many people have such passion about what they are selling. And there are dozens of quirky originals and one-offs. Rebecca’s Aix has handmade bags, cushions […]View Post »
On November 30th, 2015 Julia Feeney wrote on the subject of Selvedge.
When we want to sit down in an armchair and become engrossed in a good read, one book that would be at the top of the list would be ‘The Curious World of The Magpie & the Wardrobe’. This beautifully illustrated book is packed with spells and enchantments to behold. Each chapter is centred around the […]View Post »
Santa in furs. Santa in short pants, argyle socks. Santa in a tam, a capelet on his back. Santa in a black oilskin coat with a black floppy hat. I’m looking through ads in the Montreal Gazette. Old issues from the end of the 19th century. Santa’s depicted in a slew of styles. Among the […]View Post »
Blog post by Selvedge founder Polly Leonard. Shops may have been pushing Christmas for some time, however, I’ve set my own personal marker for the beginning of the festive season – the 3 December. Whether you believe me or not – I am going to go ahead and say it – I can’t wait for the […]View Post »