Category: Selvedge

House of Cloth: Silk Velvet »

On December 4th, 2016 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

House of Cloth: Silk Velvet What it is; Velvet is a woven fabric with a dense pile on one side that is soft and lustrous. It can be made from cotton or synthetic fibres but is traditionally made of silk. Velvet originated in the Far East and, because of the high production costs, was a […]

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Something to look forward to… »

On December 3rd, 2016 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

If you’re looking for a special gift for a loved one, what about a place on a Selvedge course? Throughout the summer months we host a series of courses at the beautiful Chateau Dumas. Set on a hill in the countryside of Southern France, it is the perfect place to relax, learn and make new friends […]

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Selvedge Talks to… Ruth Emily Davey »

On December 2nd, 2016 Penny Gray wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Ruth Emily Davey has been hand-making shoes for over twelve years. We love her designs – not only because they are beautifully made and will last a life-time but because we haven’t seen any other shoe-makers quite like her. We asked her a few questions in the run-up to seeing her at the Selvedge Maker’s […]

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12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COMPETITION – NO.2 MADE ON HOLIDAY »

On December 2nd, 2016 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Made on Holiday is a family-run company focused on craft, artisanal, and hand-made based near Totnes in South Devon.  It was set up in 2014 originally offering craft weeks in Italy before focusing more locally. Made on Holiday has now put together small group retreats in the UK for people that would love to make […]

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12 Days of Christmas competition – No.1 St Judes »

On December 1st, 2016 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Angie Lewin creates limited edition linocut, wood engraving, lithograph and screen prints – inspired by skeletal plant forms seen against the sea and sky of North Norfolk and the Scottish Highlands and is a member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, the Royal Watercolour Society, the Society of Wood Engravers and the Art Workers’ Guild. […]

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