Category: Selvedge

Flora of the City »

On August 3rd, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

If you were lucky enough to catch ‘Fabric of the City’ at the Cass Bank gallery, then you will already be familiar with the beautiful work of Rentaro Nishimura and the 13 other fashion and textile designers involved with the show. In conjunction with the Huguenot Summer, Gina Pierce, Cass course leader and curator of ‘Fabric […]

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Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz’s Wardrobe By Celia Reyer Part 3 »

On August 1st, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Blurred Identity Boundaries in Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz’s Wardrobe: Tradition, Modernity, Refashioning and Progressive Non-Conformity By Celia Reyer Guest blog post by Celia Reyer Part 3 of 3 A contributing factor to Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz’s lack of bold wardrobe choices during the 18th century could be related to the fate of her dear friend […]

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QUEEN CHARLOTTE OF MECKLENBURG-STRELITZ’S WARDROBE BY CELIA REYER Part 2 »

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

Blurred Identity Boundaries in Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz’s Wardrobe: Tradition, Modernity, Refashioning and Progressive Non-Conformity By Celia Reyer Part 2 of 3 The latter half of the 18th century was nearly an impossible time for highly visible royals to please public and court circles and their ever-changing opinions and expectations on ceremonial and fashionable dress. […]

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Tapestry Weaving at Chateau Dumas »

On July 30th, 2015 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

We’ve just returned from a wonderful week at Chateau Dumas near Toulouse where we spent a week with tapestry weaver and artist Fiona Rutherford. We’ve been fans of Fiona’s work for many years now so we were delighted when she agreed to become a tutor for the week. Our enthusiastic group of weavers learned to […]

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Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz’s Wardrobe By Celia Reyer Part 1 »

On July 30th, 2015 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Blurred Identity Boundaries in Queen Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz’s Wardrobe: Tradition, Modernity, Refashioning and Progressive Non-Conformity By Celia Reyer Part 1 of 3 Queen Charlotte entered the English monarchy in 1761 as a 17-year old princess from Mirow, Germany. She was the daughter of Charles Louis Frederick and his wife, Elisabeth Albertina of Saxe-Hildburghausen. A descendent […]

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