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Posts Tagged ‘Prick your Finger’

Moving Textiles: Digital Encounters, an interview with Louize Harries

Multi-disciplinary textile designer Louize Harries talks us through her marvellous and thought provoking work for the Digital Enounters exhibition, hosted by the University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Louize Harries, Digital Encounters.

The University for the Creative Arts currently hosts Digital Encounters, the final exhibition in the Crysalis Project Moving Textiles series, curated by Jenna Rossi‐Camus. In this exciting exhibition the works of over forty emerging and established textile designers, artists and craftspeople explore the place of digital technology in contemporary textile practice. I spoke with exhibitor Louize Harries, formerly of Prick Your Finger and now engaged in her own fine art textiles practice.

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Made in Clerkenwell Winter Open Studios - TheBigForest

Review: Made in Clerkenwell – Winter Open Studios at Craft Central 2011

Craft Central opened its doors last week for the Made in Clerkenwell Winter Open Studios – an inspiring mix of craft, jewellery and homewares, with mulled wine to boot.

Written by Caitlin Sinclair

At number 21 Clerkenwell Green I found twinkly fairy lights, colourful textiles and rooms full of friendly faces. The Winter Open Studios is a weekend where designers within the Craft […]

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 […]

Valentines Day: Gifts and Ideas

Valentines Day strikes again! Here's my top tips for lovingly hand crafted gifts, special jewellery and ideas for romantic outings... accompanied with lots of lovely Valentines inspired illustrations.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Illustration by Matilde Sazio “This song is about fucking up against the wall, unhealthy ” Joan Wasser announces to introduce “Hard white wall”, a track from her second album To […]

Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration Launch Party Review: by Amelia

The launch party for ACOFI took place on Friday 28th January 2011. Huge thanks to everyone who made the party go off with such a bang! With lots of lovely photos.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nina Dolcetti by Natsuki Otani. Were you already considering how to make ethical shoes whilst you were studying at Cordwainers? Absolutely. I come from a family of ethical fashion pioneers […]

London Fashion Week S/S 2011: What’s Hot… and What’s Not.

C'mon, what will you remember from this fashion week? Liquorice ice cream? Unending bottles of Vitamin Water? Men wearing big statement jewellery? Here's my run down of what was hot... and not.

Written by Amelia Gregory

jenny robins – blog slam – circus – toast and biscuit – thewedordeadwager sketch at the rag factory male dating humour All photography by Amelia Gregory. Every London Fashion Week […]

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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 […]

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Fashion-Conscience

, A one stop shop for all your ethical clothing needs

Written by Becky Cope and Sally Mumby-Croft

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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Pretty Christmas Jewellery

Online shopping, 16 December 2008

Written by Jennifer McNulty

Pop-Up Shop 14 Bacon Street, erectile E1 6LF, page 11th-18th December The pop-up shop does what it says on the tin, buy appears in a different location for a limited […]

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Prick Your Finger, a Snowman and BUST’s Holiday Craftacular!

Written by Saven Chadha

If you try to describe this to someone (which you shouldn’t, this web sales don’t give anything away), doctor medications you will sound like you are conjuring from memory a […]

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Best Of Collection

Tatty Devine

Written by Dearbhaile Kitt

Most of us pat ourselves on the back at the thought of having ‘done our bit‘, symptoms information pills whether it’s recycling or bringing a load of old clothes to […]