It was the invention of the criss-cross structure of weaving that led to the development of architecture and shelter. The development of the sail led to the beginning of international trade, and the wealth of our cities was built on the money from the industrial revolution that began in the textile mills of Lancashire and […]View Post »
On November 26th, 2015 Julia Feeney wrote on the subject of Selvedge.
Christmas can be a magical time of year, bringing out the inner child in all of us. Whether it is decorating the tree, unwrapping presents with the family or eating a few too many celebrations from the sweet tub, this time of year is always perfect for feeling nostalgic. Nostalgia can be seen in Claire Fletcher’s […]View Post »
Using 100% Merino lambswool from the UK, Emma Wood blends the modern design atmosphere of Berlin and the best of British wool traditions. By combining traditional English craftsmanship with contemporary German design aesthetics, the result is a collection of home and fashion accessories that sits balanced between two cultures. Each collection is carefully designed by Emma in Berlin, […]View Post »
“It is always amazing how much more you see when you really look, a perfect example of this was the surprising colours I found in an old Tea Rose on a cold winter’s day last February. The colours in this little faded flower ranged from antique gold to dusky pink. I have found that the more […]View Post »
Selvedge would be nothing without its subscribers. Our regular readers not only support the publication but influence and animate our content – their stories are our stories. Since our first ever issue in 2004 we have become more than just a bi-monthly magazine, the events – and more importantly the community surrounding each issue – are […]View Post »