Posted in September 2011

Few and Far »

On September 27th, 2011 Harriet Hobday wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Few and Far are having a Wool and Woad exhibition, as part of London Design Festival. The exhibition celebrates British companies that make beautiful handmade products from British materials. Always celebrating home-grown design at Selvedge; especially referring to issue 40 – The Britannia issue, this is sure to be an exciting exhibition. Few and far, […]

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Textile Talent »

On September 27th, 2011 Harriet Hobday wrote on the subject of Historical textiles,Selvedge.

Introducing an antique and vintage textiles event; with textiles from West Country dealers and items crafted from antique fabrics. From West Country antique lace to traditional quilts the stalls display items from all around the country; including paisley shawls, named after Paisley; a town near Glasgow that was one of the places they were originally […]

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Hello Kitty at Liberty! »

On September 26th, 2011 Harriet Hobday wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Introducing an exciting collaboration between Hello Kitty and Liberty prints; avaliable exclusively from Liberty of London. 5 different prints  inspired by the iconic Hello Kitty character. Of the cute prints, the Karenkubo and Apple-tree are adapted from 1930s floral patterns. The fabrics are 100% cotton, 137 cm wide and cost £21 per metre. There is […]

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Decorex International 2011 »

On September 22nd, 2011 Hester Styles Vickery wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

This year at London Design Festival, Decorex International, the country’s leading design exhibition, will be working around the theme ‘Cherished Places’. A host of over 250 designers will be ‘exploring the creation of sanctuary and our cherished places’ including well-known brands, small UK based artisans and brand new talent. It will be based in Chelsea […]

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Yastik »

On September 22nd, 2011 Hester Styles Vickery wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

Yet another feature of the London Design Festival is the launch of the autumn collection of Yastik by Rifat Özbek. In collaboration with Erdal Karaman, Özbek uses a mix of eclectic, handmade fabrics and patterns to create a meld of Turkish and English style. Each shop sports its own line that echoes its location. The […]

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