A Year at Clothworkers Pt.2

A Year at Clothworkers Pt.2

All refreshed? Stretched your legs? Here's the second part of my experience at the V&A conference 'A Year at Clothworkers'. In Part 1 I talked about…
Day at the Museum

Day at the Museum

Last Friday I braved the distinctly un-British Mediterranean heat and headed up to the Smoke to spend a day in the company of V&A treasures. Get comfortable,…
Thrill of the Chasse

Thrill of the Chasse

Managed to take some time off last week, and found ourselves hurtling under the Channel in a nostalgic search for flick-knives and Pelforth in Paris…

Graffiti Knitting

Graffiti tag knitting, gritting (graffiti knitting) or knagging (knit tagging) ... whatever you want to call it, it's big news at the moment.  Actually I…

I Knit Weekender

The excellent 'I Knit London' are holding a weekender from 11th - 12th September with scheduled events including workshops, classes and presentations. I spotted a…

Smocked Vegetables

Came across this rather brilliant and slightly surreal picture whilst browsing the Embroiders Guild website the other day - a trug full of smocked vegetables…

Knit Me

Kat Hall has organised Knit Me, a collaborative knitting event in Trafalgar Square this Saturday 14th March - as each person turns up, they have…

Handmade Nation

Looking forward to the release of Handmade Nation, a film by Faythe Levine ("filmmaker, author, independent curator and creative director" - some people are so…

The Make Lounge

I know from my Sadler's Wells days that Islington's a bit of a craft mecca ... the Craft Council, Loop, the Contemporary Art & Design…
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