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Serial Persuits

Friday, December 23rd, 2011 , No Comments

Gallery Nature Morte presents Serial Pursuits, an exhibition inviting visitors to contemplate the power of sequences and sets.  Opened on 10 December with background serial sound loops from Audiobombing Crew; the exhibition showcases the work of David Mabb, Dayanita Singh and Manisha Parekh. Immerse yourself in a collage of  line and image to follow the [...]

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Stylish Stationery

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011 , No Comments

Make your new year a stylish one and stay chic yet organised with the new collection from the Japanese stationery company Trystrams. A must have for those with a passion for pattern, each piece is stamped with the striking geometric motifs and bold colour palette characteristic of Swedish design company Tiogruppen (Ten Swedish Designers). The [...]

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Congratulations to…

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 , No Comments

Gill Watson, Simplicity’s Felt Maker. Frances Stevens, yarns, Paperphine. Linda Robinson, Sally Weatherill’s tie and scarf. Erin Thompson, the blanket from The Great English Outdoors, Jane Huett, Quinton-Chadwick’s dress. Ruth Ling, Petra Börner’s print. Darcie Corpus, Toast’s gown and slippers. Althea H, Ally Capellino’s bag. Sandra Loder, Eloise Grey’s jacket. Susan Tische, Tamar Mogendorff’s birdcage. [...]

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A Bigger Message

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 , No Comments

Conversations with David Hockney and art critic Martin Gayford When drawing we have all struggled to bring our pictures alive, reading this book we discovered we are not alone. Hockney and Gayford discuss their lifelong problem with trying to create a 3D space on a flat surface. Definitely worth a read with humorous anecdotes about [...]

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Claire Fletcher’s Window Display

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 , No Comments

Claire Fletcher has created an enchanting display for our shop window. A winter wonderland features her reoccurring characters, Goldilock and the Three Polar Bears. Claire (see issue 42, pg 76-79) has beautifully painted onto tambourines, trinket boxes and wooden bear figures. The window display will be up until the end of January so come a [...]

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Nothing but Navy

Monday, December 19th, 2011 , No Comments

If you love the colour navy you are going to love this Nothing but Navy shop! An eclectic mix of products to bring Navy into your life; from stationary to socks, jewellery to homeware. But you’ll have to be quick because they are only open until 3pm,  24 December. So if you can’t make a [...]

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The twelfth day…

Monday, December 12th, 2011 , 8 Comments

For the final day you have the chance to win a Pfaff sewing machine worth £549.00. This advanced machine has 136 stitches to choose from, you can also look to Pfaff for free downloadable craft ideas from their website. With all this you’ll be an award-winning seamstress in no time!  To enter, please answer the [...]

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The eleventh day…

Sunday, December 11th, 2011 , 2 Comments

Win a king size duvet set with two pillows from Cabbages & Roses in their traditional Bees fabric, first printed in the year 2000 with the idea of fulfilling the need for something beautiful and practical that would gently fit in anywhere it was placed. Eleven years later we’re pleased to see that the charm and [...]

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The tenth day…

Saturday, December 10th, 2011 , 2 Comments

Today you could win a hand crafted cage with fluttering birds made by one of our favourite designers, Tamar Mogendorff. Using vintage threads, old linen, antique embroidery, tweed and even newspaper coupled with rough stitching and raw edges Tamar’s creatures have a texture and personality… To enter, answer the following: How many birds appear in [...]

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The ninth day…

Friday, December 9th, 2011 , 6 Comments

Today you could win a beautiful jacket worth £599 by Eloise Grey… Her collection seeks a considered quality that embodies respect for the makers, the land, the art of weaving, tailoring and the process of trying and buying. Wear your jacket year after year and hand it on. For your chance to win, please answer [...]

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