On March 21st, 2017 Jessica Edney wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops.
The V&A’s exhibition “Opus Anglicanum” has now ended, but for those of you who missed the opportunity to see it, there is another chance to experience (and even own) examples of exquisite English embroidery. This month, St. Mark’s Church (Regents Park) will be holding an exhibition, sale and auction of ecclesiastic embroidery pieces – many of […]View Post »
On March 19th, 2017 Jessica Edney wrote on the subject of Exhibitions, shows and workshops.
Jenine Shereos is a sculptor and a textile artist unlike any other. Although the crafting techniques that she uses in her work are conventional, the materials from which she fashions her creations is anything but. Human hair, ice, twigs and shadows have all been incorporated into Shereos’s pieces, and the results have been remarkable. […]View Post »
On March 18th, 2017 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.
In the third and final guest blog post exploring the various stages of making at Laura’s Loom, owner and maker Laura Rosenweig writes about carding and spinning fibres with Michael Lightowlers… Located on the aptly named Huddersfield Road, Schofields processes mile upon mile of woven cloth every day of the year. Fabric is put on the purling machine where […]View Post »
On March 17th, 2017 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.
In a rainbow of translucent, coloured polyester fabrics, Do ho Suh has captured the imaginations of art lovers across London. His solo show Passage/s at the Victoria Miro gallery has caused a lot of excitement among gallery-goers since its opening at the start of February this year, as queues to gain entry have been filling […]View Post »
On March 16th, 2017 Niamh McCooey wrote on the subject of Selvedge.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all of our readers! To celebrate Ireland’s close link with textiles, we’re publishing an exclusive excerpt of “Loom Large” written by one of our Irish writers, Eleanor Flegg, now available in the current “Endeavours” issue of Selvedge. Here is the marvelous story of how one woman found her way to Ireland to embark upon a […]View Post »