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HANNAH JENKINSON KNITWEAR »

On January 19th, 2017 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Guest blog post xxxxxxxxx Hannah Jenkinson Knitwear, or HJK, uses knitting, hand-embroidery, and crochet. Collections are heavily inspired by the process of making and an innate love for the textile development process, following each idea through multiple experiments. The silhouette references today’s modern uniform of the casual sweatshirt, reformulated using labour-intensive, luxurious techniques. Everything is […]

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Tradition, Textiles & Tribal Pride of the Nagas »

On January 18th, 2017 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Guest Blog post by Anna-Louise Meynell of Annaloom textiles The first two weeks of December are the highlight of the tourist calendar in Nagaland, North East India. Kohima is host to the Hornbill Festival, a vibrant celebration of the 16 (official) tribes of Nagaland. India’s most eastern state is renowned for its tribal diversity, fierce warriors […]

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Selvedge Spring Fair, Bath – Just in time for Mother’s Day »

On January 15th, 2017 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

On Saturday 25 March, Selvedge will take over the Tea Room in Bath’s 18th century Assembly Rooms for its seasonal Spring Fair.  Curated by the team behind renowned textile brand Selvedge, the fair will bring together some of the finest UK-based merchants and makers selling their rare fabrics and textile treasures, and will be the […]

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Crafting with Plastic »

On January 14th, 2017 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Crafts.

Guest Blog post by Konstantina Pyrnokoki. Imagine a world where every little thing we use has a significant value, not to be irrationally expended, but reutilised, instead, so that it keeps on giving on many different levels, serving a distinct purpose every time. That almost utopic notion can actually be applied first and foremost to seemingly […]

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LARTA – Centuries of textile history in Battersea »

On January 13th, 2017 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Guest blog post by Emma Rock. The world of antique rugs is vibrant and full of history – The London Antique Rug and Textile Art Fair (LARTA) is a celebration of this rich past, and a look into its future. An important commercial event for dealers and private buyers alike, LARTA also offers a glimpse […]

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