Category: Selvedge Book Club

Make a strippy quilt by Cassandra Ellis »

On April 1st, 2015 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Crafts,Selvedge,Selvedge Book Club.

Strippy quilts are simple to cut and piece, look delightful and reward the maker with a finished quilt top in a relative jiffy. A strippy quilt is exactly what its name suggests: long strips of cloth sewn together in rows to create a quilt top. Originally popular between 1860 and 1930 in Wales and the […]

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PATTERN BOOKS: INSPIRATION IN PRINT »

On March 26th, 2015 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Selvedge,Selvedge Book Club.

A round up of some of our favourite pattern books around… The Fashion Swatch Book, Marnie Fogg, Thames and Hudson, £29.95 Print: Fashion, Interiors, Art, Simon Clarke, Laurence King, £30 Pattern Sourcebook (mini): A Century of Surface Design, Drusilla Cole, Laurence King, £12.95 Print & Pattern: Geometric, Bowie Style, Laurence King, £19.95 The Pattern Base: Over […]

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MADE BRIGHTON »

On November 19th, 2013 Penny Gray wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge Book Club.

Want to be beside the seaside? This weekend the design and craft fair ‘Made’ is in Brighton. Enjoy a truly delightful selection of hand made products, jewellery, textiles, furniture, glass and ceramics. Look out for Laura Adburgham’s stunning hand-woven shawls and Llynfi’s 100% British knitwear. MADE BRIGHTON 21-24th November Brighton Dome, Corn exchange.  

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Selvedge book club »

On June 16th, 2010 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Selvedge Book Club.

Inspired by Jane Austen’s passion for needlework (Issue 34, p 34-35), we have been browsing our bookshelves contemplating which of her novels to indulge in. This week we will be reading ‘Emma’ as the first text of the new Selvedge book club. We’d love to hear your comments on the text online… Read more: ‘Fashion […]

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Selvedge book club »

On June 2nd, 2010 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Selvedge Book Club.

Office bibliophiles Beth and Felicity are sad to be missing the Hay Festival, (particularly tomorrow’s Puffin of Puffins Debate chaired by Lucy Mangan). So they’ve made a pact to attend next year and in the meantime are launching the Selvedge book club. Virtual membership is open to all Selvedge readers and we’d love your suggestions for […]

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