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Friday, February 25th, 2011 , 1 Comment

Palestinian textile designer Omar Joseph Nasser-Khoury’s Silk Thread Martyrs collection of 22 garments is on show at the Mosaic Rooms, London until 9 March 2011 (free entry). Inspired by traditional Palestinian costumes, he follows his ancestors’ methods of creation. The fabric, natural dyeing and embroidery are created by hand. Exploring duty, gender and social constraints, [...]

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Put a spring in your step…

Friday, February 25th, 2011 , 2 Comments

Country Living are inviting us to ‘Celebrate Spring in Style’ by visiting their Spring Fair, 23-27 March 2011. At the fair you’ll find silk tea dresses; trinkets; homewares; handmade soaps and lots of  lovely items for your home and garden. We have 10 tickets to give away, to apply please click here to enter your [...]

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Clothes of the Land…

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 , No Comments

Dover Street Market’s latest window display Clothes of the Land: Timeless Fashion, created by Egg, features the collection of costume designer and textile expert Bryony Thomasson, who began her career with a stall on Portobello Road. The display of homespun peasant clothing from 18th and 19th century France is part of Bryony’s extensive collection which [...]

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Treasure Trove

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 , No Comments

The Textile Society’s annual Antique Textile Fair in Manchester is an event not to be missed. Held at the Armitage Centre, 6 March 2011, 10am-4.30pm, you’ll find an array of beautiful textiles, from ethnic fabrics and haberdashery to costume dealers and vintage clothing. While you’re there why not visit the Selvedge stall, renew your subscription [...]

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Rewind Play Forward

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 , No Comments

This is the last opportunity to apply for the ‘Rewind Play Forward’  Biennial being held in the historic city of Kaunas, Lithuania. ‘Rewind personal story’ and ‘Rewind into the future’ are the two separate categories for entry, focussing on narrative visual stories and smart textiles respectively. The deadline for application is 15 February 2011. Find [...]

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Win… Baby Cashmere book

Friday, February 4th, 2011 , 5 Comments

How can you resist these faces? We have three copies of the new Baby Cashmere book (featured on page 49 issue 38) to give away. Beautifully photographed, it tells the story of Mongolia’s Hircus Goat and the extraordinary journey Loro Piana take in their quest for excellence. It’ll be the softest hardback on your bookshelf. [...]

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Luva Huva

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 , No Comments

We’re not the type of people who would normally inquire about the colour of your knickers, but it’s Chinese New Year and tradition demands you don red underwear for luck! Joanna Ketterer’s Luva Huva brand offer pretty hand made lingerie made using ethically sourced fabrics and local UK suppliers – choose something from her bright [...]

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Ascher Studio’s pop up shop

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 , No Comments

If you have an eye for vintage scarves and textiles, don’t miss Asher Studio’s pop up shop between 18 February and 15 March for the launch of their A/W 2011 scarf collection. Explore the archive materials and admire the vintage Ascher artist squares at: 221 Brompton Road, London SW3 2EJ For further information contact: customerservice@ascherstudio.com

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