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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

Louize Harries Digital Encounters
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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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, and at the moment […]

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

Valentines Foxes by Bex Glover. By now if you have any interest in the upcoming consumer fest that is Valentines Day you will probably already have read Hannah’s slightly bah […]

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

The Pipettes by Emma Block. It’s been a long run up to the official launch of Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration… but on Friday it was finally party time at […]

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

All photography by Amelia Gregory. Every London Fashion Week has it’s own particular foibles, it’s own idiosyncrasies – and this September was no exception. So I thought I’d write up […]


Prick Your Finger knitting talk at Howies

The knitting revival

Written by Satu Fox

Howies in Carnaby Street hosted a very cosy and exclusive “lecture” this week on the joys of knitting. The event was part of the Do lectures project – or a […]



, 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, how can an industry synonymous with the fast free consumerism mimicked in high fashion magazines pages that helped […]

Prick Your Finger: Who is Mary Jane?

Preview, London

Written by Polly Corrigan

How important is the relationship between an artist and her aunt? For Miriam Zadik Gold, whose latest exhibition ‘Who is Mary Jane’ opens at Prick Your Finger on June 18, […]


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

at Prick Your Finger

Written by Roisin Conway

The beautiful window display this month at Prick Your Finger is bound to catch the eye of even the most unobservant passer-by; Fleur Oakes has embroidered a corset by with […]


Pretty Christmas Jewellery

Online shopping, 16 December 2008

Written by Jennifer McNulty

If jewellery is your gift of choice this year, thanks to the internet there is an abundance of quirky and beautiful necklaces etc to get your hands on. If you […]


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

Written by Saven Chadha

Not only do we all love Prick Your Finger here at Amelia’s, we absolutely adore the snowman that’s gracing the shop window at the moment! Inspired by the recent snowfall […]


Best Of Collection

Tatty Devine

Written by Dearbhaile Kitt

Its that time of year again, when Tatty Devine reveal their Best Of collection! As in previous years Tatty Devine pick the best of the main biannual collections to create […]