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Be an intern at Selvedge!

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 , 2 Comments

Selvedge is run by a small team and we’re looking for a hard working, enthusiastic intern to join us for March and April. Jobs will include merchandising in the Selvedge shop, mailing, editorial research, making decorations for our upcoming Spring Fair… And we’ll be forever grateful if you pop the kettle on sometimes too! We’re [...]

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Gonul Paksoy cardigan

Thursday, February 16th, 2012 , No Comments

Training as a chemist served as a good grounding for Gonul Paksoy’s textile dying. Using a combination of overdying and Anatolian designs, her fashions are infused with her expertise and her collections are inspired by her Eastern heritage. This delicately hand knitted and naturally dyed linen cardigan has an unusual, flattering construction which drapes softly [...]

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Exhibit at the Selvedge Spring Fair!

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 , 2 Comments

We’re delighted to announce we’re hosting a Spring Fair on 31st March! Thirty carefully selected designer makers will show their work in the charming St Augustine’s church hall, Highgate. We have a few stalls left, so there is still a chance to exhibit!  If you’d like to apply, please email a selection of low resolution [...]

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Valentine’s Evening for Art Lovers

Monday, February 13th, 2012 , No Comments

Enjoy a special Valentine’s late night opening of the David Hockney exhibition at the Royal Academy. Tickets are limited in order to ensure exclusivity of the evening, which includes a glass of prosecco. For food lovers there is also a special menu created by Chef Mark Hollyer, which is sure to rouse romance….For bookings click [...]

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Love Letters

Monday, February 13th, 2012 , No Comments

Rosalind Wyatt is a lettering artist who explores the emotive power of hand written words. In her latest works, Rosalind has created pieces by ‘writing with a needle’, expressing emotions and storytelling through stitch. If you share Rosalind’s love of letters and would like to hear more about about her journey with words you can [...]

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Stories of Indigo

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 , 2 Comments

Intrigued by indigo? Perhaps you would like to go along to the screening of Blue Alchemy, a feature-length documentary about how the dye is being used for projects that help to preserve cultural integrity, improve communities and the environment whilst bringing beauty to the world… Join the Director, Mary Lance, for a special screening soirée [...]

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