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Selvedge Holiday Giveaway…

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011 , No Comments

To mark the start of Advent and all things festive Selvedge will begin our 12 day holiday giveaway tomorrow. Check back for your chance to win the first of 12 wonderful prizes… To win you’ll have to answer our daily question based on a snippet of textile trivia so if you’re a dab hand at [...]

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Blodwen’s General Stores

Friday, November 25th, 2011 , No Comments

Blodwen will be bringing one of her most popular ranges to the Selvedge Christmas Fair; a wonderful selection of Welsh blankets. From new Carthenni blankets to vintage tapestry and narrow loom blankets, there is a beautiful design to suit all tastes and interiors. With a range of gorgeous, intricately hand sewn antique quilts, traditionally made [...]

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Bookbinding workshop…

Thursday, November 24th, 2011 , 1 Comment

Be inspired and get creative at the Selvedge Christmas Fair… Join bookbinder Rachel Hazell to learn festive paper-folding techniques. You’ll create a multi-section binding using 100% cotton rag paper, then personalise the cover… and maybe some pages too!  You’ll take away a handmade gift and the skills to make many more books before Christmas… 11am-1pm, [...]

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Row Pinto

Thursday, November 24th, 2011 , 1 Comment

The best part of winter surely has to be the chance to invest in new knitwear to wrap up warm in… Selvedge is delighted that Row Pinto will be exhibiting at our Christmas Fair on Saturday 10 December, providing us the perfect opportunity to browse her collection of berets, scarves and hot water bottle covers! [...]

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Toks Originals

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 , 1 Comment

Toks Originals is dedicated to the design of exclusive beautiful, timeless accessories with a commitment to craft. After working in the fashion industry Toks, the childhood nickname for the East Sussex based designer, launched her range of carefully sourced accessories. Each purse or scarf is handcrafted by skilled Indian artisans using traditional methods which have [...]

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Gift inspiration #4

Friday, November 18th, 2011 , No Comments

Ruth Cross‘ products are inspired by traditional methods in a contemporary context. Their allure lies in the detail, the quality of the materials and the knowledge of how much care has gone into making them. Each piece is hand crafted from knitting to finishing, using British knitters and the finest lambswool and cotton from the [...]

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Gift inspiration #3

Thursday, November 17th, 2011 , No Comments

Take ‘country house’ style to a whole new level and really commit to your rural lifestyle by letting our small flock graze on your breakfast table… Hand felted from merino wool our sheep tea cosy and lamb egg cosies are soft, cute and guaranteed not to eat your toast. They are friendly folk and enjoy [...]

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Gift inspiration #2

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 , No Comments

The making of Huopaliike Lahtinen Finnish felt slippers and boots is an ancient art that came originally from Russian artisans. Made from 100% wool, the slippers begin life at twice their final size and then fulled, or shrunk, onto lasts using steam. Available in three colours; who wouldn’t be delighted to find a pair under [...]

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Gift subscriptions

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 , No Comments

Subscribe to Selvedge for a year; you’ll receive 6 beautiful issues, free access to our digital subscription (where you may read all of our back issues!) and a pair of cashmere blend socks worth $20 from US knitwear designer Lisa B… All for only £50! (UK price) With the festive season almost upon us, don’t [...]

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Gift inspiration #1

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 , No Comments

With the festive season approaching us, Selvedge is here to offer some gift inspiration and an antidote to high street shopping… We love Jurianne Matter‘s paper angels; use them as name cards for your festive table, post an angel flat as a gift card (you can write your holiday greetings on the back) or simply [...]

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