13th February 2014
Take a look at these beautiful 100% fair trade fabrics made by our new stockists Provenance. Provenance is an online outlet for hand crafted textiles made by artisans from all over the world. This is the perfect place to source truly original fabric, made using traditional techniques. Shop their collection of fabrics, available by the meter.
31st January 2014
The V&A described Patricia Roberts as “the first British designer to elevate hand knitting to the realms of high fashion” so any knitters with moderately good skills and the desire to gain more should consider her forthcoming workshop at Les Soeurs Anglaises. Over five days participants will be guided through techniques, including the intarsia method used for her patterns and yarns.
Quote Selvedge when booking you’ll receive Patricia Roberts knitting materials worth £50. Colour and Stitch Mixology with Patricia Roberts, 28 April-4 May 2014, www.lessoeursanglaises.com
21st January 2014
Don’t miss this extended winter exhibition at the Stephen Friedman Gallery. The exhibition celebrates the work of 7 international textile artists, who have all, through the medium of thread created their own personal ‘Threaded Stories’. Enjoy Tonico Lemos Auad’s panels of exquisitely handcrafted linen, Geta Brătescu’s, quirky collages stitched with scraps of colourful fabrics and Sheila Hicks’s beautiful painterly weaves.
Threaded Stories 29th Nov 2013- 25th Jan 2014.
22nd November 2013
Winter is finally here but luckily for us, so is Peruvian Connection! They have just opened their newest store on the King’s Road in London. We suggest you head over there and delve into their ‘Adored Alpaca’ range. Shop in store or online for your winter woolies and be well and truly prepared for the cold days ahead.
21st November 2013
Head to Notting Hill in the next few days and you will be in for a treat. This years ‘Hand Sale’ features an abundance of designer-maker talent. Shop Kirsten Hecktermann’s range of hand crafted spoons, Linda Bloomfield’s colourful ceramics and Still Ethical’s vintage fashion. The Hand Sale, 20th Century Theatre Road,291 Westbourne Grove, off Portobello Road, London, W11 2QA.
Don’t miss it, the Sale starts tonight!