Category: Selvedge

Christmas Ribbons – A Trip To V V Rouleaux »

On July 24th, 2014 Catherine Harris wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Historical textiles,Selvedge,Shops.

Believe it or not we are already thinking of Christmas and on Friday we visited V V Rouleaux on Marylebone Lane to buy some ribbons for our seasonal gift subscriptions. In search of something decorative and a bit glitzy, we were looking for something that enhanced the colours and patterns of the front cover of […]

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Handweaver’s Guild of America Convergence »

On July 17th, 2014 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Join us this week at the Handweaver’s Guild of America Convergence at the Rhode Island Convention Centre, Providence.Visit the Selvedge booth 524 in the vendor hall to stock up on back issues and subscribe to the magazine so you don’t miss another issue!While you’re here you can also take a tour or class, visit the […]

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Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs »

On July 16th, 2014 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

Matisse on a Sunday afternoon is  the ideal urban outing. Pure colour composed of swatches of painted paper  – with the chalky surface you can only achieve with gouache. This paint absorbs the light giving a super flat surface but surprisingly the collages are not flat – the paper overlaps in what appears to be a crude […]

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Join us at the Chateau this summer… »

On July 4th, 2014 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

Selvedge is off to the Chateau Dumas in the south of France this summer. Places on our Block Printing workshop, 23-30 August 2014 sold out swiftly but a last minute place has just become available. The week-long course offers a rare opportunity to learn from two leaders in their field. Under Cameron Short’s guidance you’ll learn […]

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It’s a sailor’s life in the Selvedge window »

On July 3rd, 2014 Sarah Bandy wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

The handcrafted, characterful work- dubbed ‘Craftydermy’- of textile artist Emma Cocker is being exhibited in the Selvedge window this month. Emma produced the carefully-sewn seaside scene using her specialised knowledge of antique, vintage and reclaimed textiles, as well as their combination. She utilises these fabrics to enhance the charming nature of the characters she depicts. […]

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