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E.V. Crowe’s The Sewing Group at the Royal Court »

On November 30th, 2016 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Guest Theatre Review by Liz Hoggard oiujkl Having actors sew on stage is a bold statement for a playwright. Last year London’s Southwark Playhouse staged Michael Hastings’ The Cutting of The Cloth, set in a 1950s Saville Row tailor, where the cast literally made suits on stage. It was incredibly moving that, by the end […]

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Selvedge Talks to… Mario of Mourne Textiles »

On November 29th, 2016 Penny Gray wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

What made you start working with textiles? From as far back as I can remember I have had looms in my life.  From the age of 7 we lived in a small house attached to the workshop and after school the workshop would become my playground.  I’d build dens in the yarn store, make spaceships out […]

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Paris Passementerie »

On November 29th, 2016 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Nelson Sepulveda styles Paris Passementerie, photographed by Thomas Straub Ribbons, bobbins, tassels, fringing and braids no doubt each all have their own distinguished beginnings. However, ultimately they have come together to form what we now recognise to be passementerie; decorative and often elaborate trimmings. Essentially all a series of ropes, windings and ribbons suspended, arranged or woven in a lattice-like order, the […]

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Cambridge Imprint at Selvedge »

On November 28th, 2016 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

We love our new Christmas window display – thank you to Cambridge Imprint for coming in and making such an original set. Come and visit us on Thursday 8 December, when Cambridge Imprint will demonstrate making 5-pointed double-sided origami stars and will provide a range of patterned papers and colour schemes to choose from. This […]

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Introducing Annaloom »

On November 27th, 2016 Grace Warde-Aldam wrote on the subject of Selvedge.

Annaloom was founded in 2013 by Scottish textile designer Anna-Louise Meynell. The collection of handwoven textiles celebrates the enticing fabrics and fibres of the Asian continent, blending traditional handloom techniques with the distinctive Annaloom aesthetic. The ethos of the brand is to support hand weavers through collaborative development of contemporary yet timeless textiles. Anna-Louise has been […]

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