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Tour de France »

On July 5th, 2014 Sarah Bandy wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers.

The much publicised Tour de France got under way in Leeds today and cyclists are currently making their way through the tranquil Yorkshire Dales. They will then cycle to Sheffield, Cambridge and finally London covering 546 miles in the UK. It all sounds pretty exhausting – we’d much rather take part by wearing John Smedley’s […]

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Join us at the Chateau this summer… »

On July 4th, 2014 Clare Bungey wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops,Selvedge.

Selvedge is off to the Chateau Dumas in the south of France this summer. Places on our Block Printing workshop, 23-30 August 2014 sold out swiftly but a last minute place has just become available. The week-long course offers a rare opportunity to learn from two leaders in their field. Under Cameron Short’s guidance you’ll learn […]

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Back of the Knit »

On July 4th, 2014 Sarah Bandy wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers.

The rest of the world may be completely engrossed with the World Cup but at Selvedge, as always, we’re focused on more important things such as knitting. Yet now the two have been united by sports giant Nike. The company’s latest football boots have been dubbed ‘the coolest thing to happen to knitting’ and are […]

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It’s a sailor’s life in the Selvedge window »

On July 3rd, 2014 Sarah Bandy wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

The handcrafted, characterful work- dubbed ‘Craftydermy’- of textile artist Emma Cocker is being exhibited in the Selvedge window this month. Emma produced the carefully-sewn seaside scene using her specialised knowledge of antique, vintage and reclaimed textiles, as well as their combination. She utilises these fabrics to enhance the charming nature of the characters she depicts. […]

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New Designers: ‘One Year On’… »

On June 24th, 2014 Miranda Evans wrote on the subject of Artists and Designers,Exhibitions, shows and workshops.

We’re excited to be attending New Designers’ ‘One Year On’, which features young, ambitious designers in their first year of business. Scottish design company ‘BertyB’ will be exhibiting and are known for embracing ‘perfect imperfection’ in their printed accessories and home ware products. Another highlight will be ‘Rosie Moss’, who was inspired by Scandinavian illustration and […]

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