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Ma Ke at the V&A

Friday, May 23rd, 2008 , 2 Comments

The word petrified came to mind during Ma Ke’s (Selvedge 21) show on the 16 May. Like bodies unearthed from ash covered villas in Pompeii the living statues loomed out of the darkness in all their eerie beauty. The audience at this V&A Fashion in Motion event flowed around an illuminated tableau vivant that lasted [...]

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Play date

Thursday, May 15th, 2008 , 1 Comment

What do a Scottish man’s underwear, a frowning child and Queen Victoria have in common? In this case all three were part of, Curator of Dress, Dolls and Child Care Noreen Marshall’s entertaining talk at last Saturday’s Play Date event (we enjoyed two lectures and afternoon tea at Museum of Childhood). There was also a [...]

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Tasty

Saturday, May 10th, 2008 , No Comments

A couple of textile treats for you. How about afternoon tea with All the Fun of the Fair? Collect your knitted cakes from their shop in Kingly Court or peruse online www.allthefunofthefair.biz And if you are really prepared to commit to home baking India Flint can guide you in the art of edible plant dyes. [...]

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Welcome…

Thursday, May 8th, 2008 , 7 Comments

Welcome to the Selvedge blog, no, don’t sigh and become weary at the thought of yet another addition to an overpopulated world wide web. Our monthly newsletter proved so popular that we realised an online journal would be even better. This will be the place where we can share the material we can’t squeeze into [...]

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