Posted in February 2011

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On February 25th, 2011 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

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… »

On February 25th, 2011 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Competitions,Selvedge.

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… »

On February 23rd, 2011 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

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 »

On February 23rd, 2011 Sarah Hunsperger wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Historical textiles,Selvedge.

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 »

On February 8th, 2011 Sarah Hunsperger wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

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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