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Tattuke »

On August 2nd, 2014 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

These days we are used to finding fashion in an art gallery. But ‘Tattuke’ is a little different, rather than a display of lavish ball gowns or catwalk creations, this exhibition draws on a history of mend and make do and finds beauty in function. Tattuke are the trousers once worn by working people in Japan […]

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Festival Season »

On July 31st, 2014 Penny Gray wrote on the subject of Crafts,Selvedge.

The festival season is underway and this year some of the Selvedge team are packing up their pop-up tents, donning well worn wellingtons and taking a well earned holiday. Here’s their pick of the bunch… The aptly named ‘Farmfest’ in Bruton, Somerset is a chance to get back to nature, sample some home brewed ciders […]

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Grab your Glad Rags »

On July 29th, 2014 Beth Smith wrote on the subject of Crafts.

If you’re based in London and looking for something  to do tomorrow evening then look no further. Fashion designer Ana Reis and artist Kibi Schultz have devised an evening of fashion-based fun. Bring an item of clothing, a curious attitude and a few friends and learn to create something new for your summer wardrobe. No […]

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Christmas Ribbons – A Trip To V V Rouleaux »

On July 24th, 2014 Catherine Harris wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Crafts,Historical textiles,Selvedge,Shops.

Believe it or not we are already thinking of Christmas and on Friday we visited V V Rouleaux on Marylebone Lane to buy some ribbons for our seasonal gift subscriptions. In search of something decorative and a bit glitzy, we were looking for something that enhanced the colours and patterns of the front cover of […]

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Peggy Angus: Designer, Teacher, Painter »

On July 21st, 2014 Ronja Brown wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

The Guardian called her “design’s forgotten warrior” and now the Towner Gallery in Eastbourne is fighting to ensure Peggy Angus receives her due recognition. Born in 1904 in Chile, Angus moved to London with her family when she was a young child. At just 17, she won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art […]

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