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Posts Tagged ‘knitting’

Port Eliot Festival 2014 Review: Books, Food, Comedy, Craft & Fashion

From 24th-27th July the grounds of the stately home at Port Eliot in Cornwall once more played host to a wonderfully unusual and varied festival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Port Eliot Festival by Maia Fjord
Port Eliot Festival by Maia Fjord.

I’ve been meaning to take in Port Eliot festival for several years but it has always been just that little bit too far away. This summer we were able to attend, thanks to a holiday in Cornwall with family.

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Craig Lawrence S/S 2012

London Fashion Week S/S 2012 Presentation Review: Craig Lawrence

For S/S 2012, Craig Lawrence was apparently inspired by the cultural phenomenon of vajazzling, and presented a new selection of his finest knits that shimmered and sparkled under the lights of the Portico Rooms at Somerset House on Saturday 17th September.

Written by Miranda Williams

Craig Lawrence S/S 2012 by Meagan Morrison I’m quite partial to a knitted design – one of my favourite designers is Mark Fast, order whose spun creations I yearn for, […]

Alex Czinczel presents Burro de Change at Prick Your Finger

Currently running at the Prick Your Finger yarn shop in Globe Road: an animation by Alex Czinczel aka The Chinchilla: artist, lecturer, animator, knitter and donkey lover. Find out more...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Burro de Change by Alex Czinczel at Prick Your Finger. Prick Your Finger always host the most wonderful little exhibitions in their Globe Road yarn shop, ampoule and at the […]

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Album Review – Anna Calvi

Her debut album is self titled, and vibrant red. Red with passion, lust and womanly desires.

Written by Helen Martin

Du Goudron et des Plumes Ellie Sutton Du Goudron et des Plumes by Compagnie MPTA with Mathurin Bolze started with a swinging platform lowered slowly over the heads of the […]

TwitterKnitter warms up Camden

Do a good deed today and send a tweet to #warmupcamden, to help the crafty people of TwitterKnitter knit for the homeless.

Written by Jessica Furseth

Illustration by Jennifer Oliver “Hello! Erm…Welcome!” says Johnny Flynn as he takes to the stage for this homecoming show, erectile cialis 40mg and the Sussex Wit’s biggest ever headline gig. […]

It’s National Wool Week!

The Campaign for Wool and Prince Charles join forces to promote this fashionable, durable and sustainable material in style…

Written by Nick Bain

Illustration by Gareth A Hopkins Illustration by Danielle Andrews London is phenomenal, story a vast ever evolving metropolis where nothing stays still and sleep is for the dead. As much […]

An Interview with Ethical Fashion Designers Makepiece

Camilla Sampson talks to Beate Kubitz, founder of ethical fashion knitwear label Makepiece, about knitting, romance and Shetland sheep...

Written by Camilla Sampson

Illustration by June Chanpoomidole While Spring turns to Summer, viagra dosage London Fashion Week AW10 may fade in our memories, viagra dosage but the designers that drew us in certainly […]

The Craftivist Collective

Hannah Bullivant explores the merging of Crafts and Activism.

Written by Hannah Bullivant

Illustration By Ali Haines As far as combinations go, pilule craft and activism is a particularly thrilling one for me; akin to jeggings (jeans and leggings) coatigans (coat and cardigan) […]

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Valentine’s Day- Pas Pour Moi?

A special Valentine's Day need not be bland! Art editor Valerie Pezeron's pick combines the creepy, the sexual and the enticing.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Illustration courtesy of Mari Mitsumi Valentine’s Day is soon to creep upon us and discharge its usual bile inducing or saccharine coated brand of bland commercial overload. What is a […]

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Marie-Louise Vogt: The New Era Knitter

Hamburg, Germany

Written by Camilla Sampson

Maire-Louise Vogt a designer from Hamburg, sickness has created an up-to-date take on knitting for her Spring/Summer 2010 collection. Her focus on traditional creative methods, pills does not allow – even an […]

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LU FLUX – Sowing old fabrics into something new.

London

Written by Aindrea Emelife

“The clothes act as an antithesis to the way of the disposable modern world, store making something new out of something old, website reducing waste and consuming less” Lu Flux […]

Fashion Listings 14th 20th September

Written by Sally Mumby-Croft

999 it’s time, sildenafil erectile is another green focused campaign. As the website notes “We are in a state of emergency – socially, store economically and ecologically. What do we […]

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Prick Your Finger knitting talk at Howies

The knitting revival

Written by Satu Fox

Putting the words Sustainable Fashion together can appear to produce an oxymoron, malady doctor how can an industry synonymous with the fast free consumerism mimicked in high fashion magazines pages […]

Art Listings: 22nd 28th June

Art Listings

Written by Alice Watson

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]

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Taylor Made Menagerie

Interview: Hannah Taylor

Written by Jonno Ovans

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]

Prick Your Finger: Who is Mary Jane?

Preview, London

Written by Polly Corrigan

With many universities leaning heavily towards womenswear – in some cases wholly – Epsom pleased many with several of its strongest collections coming from menswear designers. One of the running […]

Kate Jenkins: Witness the Knitness!

Exhibition Preview, London

Written by Alice Watson

On Thursday the bath-time lovelies at Lush supported one of my great loves, case troche by staging Climate Rush themed picnics outside all 89 of their UK stores. As was […]

Pom-pom circumstance

New trend

Written by Jonno Ovans

When you think of the humble pom-pom you think of children’s clothes, order buy of gigantic sombreros for tourists, generic unsightly snow boots and poodles with dodgy haircuts. Experimenting with […]

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‘Jolie Fleur’: In My Garden I am Queene by Fleur Oakes

at Prick Your Finger

Written by Roisin Conway

Art Against Knives 4th-5th May 2009 The creme de la creme of East London’s artists and designers come together for Art Against Knives: a 2 day event and exhibition to […]

Art Lisitings

Exhibitions, events and general good vibes, 4th-11th May 2009

Written by Roisin Conway and Violette Nlandu Ngoy

Art Against Knives 4th-5th May 2009 The creme de la creme of East London’s artists and designers come together for Art Against Knives: a 2 day event and exhibition to […]