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Wear your heart on your hanky

Thursday, January 27th, 2011 , No Comments

Wear your heart on your hanky this Valentine’s Day with beautiful hand printed handkerchieves from Thornback and Peel. Lovely ladybirds or pretty pink fish for her and sailing ships or handsome pigeons for him… Available in sets of three, £15.50. Buy online or T: +44 (0) 7733111901 for more information.

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Wrap up warm

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 , 1 Comment

Stay cosy this winter in a hand knitted alpaca hat. Available for all the family; sizes S and M for children and sizes L and XL for adults. Choose from oatmeal, brown, grey and black. And don’t forget your matching scarf! Receive a 20% discount on all Pip-Squeak Chapeau Etc alpaca knits Enter the promotional [...]

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L’Aiguille En Fête

Monday, January 17th, 2011 , 4 Comments

Selvedge is delighted to be travelling to Paris this year for L’Aigiulle En Fête (Aiguille meaning Needle). There are over 230 exhibitor’s stalls to browse, a wide selection of workshops and an extensive lace exhibition. We’d love to see you there and have 5 pairs of tickets worth €24 to give away. To win a [...]

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New Year Honours

Friday, January 14th, 2011 , No Comments

Our congratulations go to Julius Schofield, chairman of Texprint, who has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours List for services to the fashion industry. Professor Wendy Dagworthy, Head of the School of Fashion & Textiles at the Royal College of Art has also been honoured with an OBE. Both individuals are [...]

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Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 , No Comments

The Decorative Fair at Battersea Park will take place 18-23 January 2011 and features a collection of antiques, mid-century modern objects, works of art and textiles. Free entry is offered to all Selvedge readers by clicking the link here. Complimentary shuttle buses will be running between Sloane Square and the Battersea Park, if you have [...]

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How to knit an Afghan Hound

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 , 3 Comments

Our craft project from issue 38 comes from Sally Muir & Joanna Osborne’s new book – ‘Best in Show‘ and teaches how to knit an Afghan Hound. You can download the pattern and materials list from the Selvedge website by clicking here. If you’d like to read more about the pair’s company Muir and Osborne [...]

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Win tickets to Unravel…

Monday, January 10th, 2011 , 1 Comment

Selvedge has a good feeling about 2011 and to kick start the year we have four pairs of tickets worth £18 for Unravel at Farnham Maltings. This festival of knitting (sponsored by Selvedge) will take place on the 26-27 February. During the weekend you can take part in a class led by Alison Ellen, browse [...]

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On the twelfth day of Christmas

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011 , No Comments

Kangan Arora’s twelve drummers drumming. Our most exotic of Christmas squares was airmailed from India by  Central Saint Martins graduate Kangan, a talented designer who looks set to create a textile fanfare of her own in the near future. For the time being Kangan’s merry band, and the Selvedge team would like to wish you a [...]

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On the eleventh day of Christmas

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 , No Comments

Aurelia Lange’s eleven pipers piping. Camouflaged in the midst of an emerald forest the Selvedge team have only just spotted the last of Aurelia’s pipers and aren’t we glad – we can now move onto her enchanting website which is packed with an assortment of vibrant patterns and shapes.

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On the tenth day of Christmas

Monday, January 3rd, 2011 , No Comments

Teresa Green’s ten lords a leaping. More airborne than actually leaping, these ‘lords’ take feathered form – perhaps they are enchanted? We certainly were by this cheery hand printed and embroidered design produced by Teresa Cole in her lovely stable block studio…

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