Christopher Raeburn

A 2006 graduate from the London’s prestigious Royal College of Art, Christopher Raeburn freelanced as a pattern cutter at several London fashion houses before launching his namesake fashion label in 2008. 

Christopher Ræburn has established his eponymous brand with sustainable and...Read more

Lora Avedian

Lora Avedian is a multidisciplinary artist, who graduated with a Masters in Mixed Media Textiles from the Royal College of Art in 2017. She depicts elements of narrative through textile and craft processes. Lora uses traditional embroidery and embellishment techniques to make modern artefacts,...Read more

<em>Edit Event</em> Meet the Maker: Hosted by Hatta Byng, Powered by HubDot
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Hatta Byng, Editor of House & Garden, hosts a panel discussion and Q&A with Petersham Nurseries' longstanding suppliers and craftsmen, with interactive demonstrations taking place after the talk.  A new Murano collection is also launched in the Covent Garden store.

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Craft Central hosts Damage and Repair, a talk by Celia Pym, Woman’s Hour Craft prize finalist, followed by a community stitching event with Stitch School which runs throughout the week. Additional workshops, demonstrations and talks on wellbeing in craftsmanship also feature.

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FRONT London presents award-winning rug maker Lila Valadan. Join Lila as she talks about the production of her Iranian rugs: the women who make them, the natural materials they use and the philosophy behind their craft.

FRONT London is the first handmade rug showroom in the UK to...

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Fine Cell Work is a charity and social enterprise which trains prisoners in creative, high quality needlework as a means of rehabilitation. Discover the therapeutic power of stitch at their beginners’ workshop and learn how to make a beautiful appliqué bag.  

Through teaching highly...

<em>Edit Event</em> A Celebration of Scottish Craftsmanship
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Join the Scottish knitwear brand for a demonstration of hand intarsia – one of the most intricate and traditional knitting techniques. Sample Scottish whisky as you browse the latest menswear and womenswear collections. Alongside this, don’t miss an exhibition of work by Frida Wannerberger,...

<em>Edit Event</em> LUACHANNA: PINCH x Mourne Textiles
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PINCH and Mourne Textiles launch a collaborative collection of wall hangings and cushions, hosting a master weaver and legacy loom at the PINCH Bourne Street shop.

PINCH and Mourne Textiles present their collaboration LUACHANNA: a collection of wall hangings and cushions to celebrate...

<em>Edit Event</em> Rose Uniacke Explores the Application of Fabrics
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An in-store display explores the application of Rose Uniacke’s RU Fabric range, including her new collection of hand-printed fabrics, across traditional upholstery, soft furnishings, wall coverings and curtains.  

Rose Uniacke is a British architectural interior designer, antiques...

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Join The Fashion School in Chelsea, a hub of responsible fashion, to make a pair of beach or bed shorts in signature Liberty-printed fabric. This workshop is beginner-friendly and a great introduction into the world of sewing.

The Fashion School in Chelsea loves responsible fashion and...

<em>Edit Event</em> Living Colours:<i>Kasane</i>– The Language of Japanese Colour Combinations
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An exhibition focusing on natural dyeing techniques and the age-old art of kasane, the creation of Japanese colour combinations. The exhibition shines a spotlight on the guardians of this tradition, the Yoshioka Dyeing Workshop, a 200-year-old family-run company based in Japan's...

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Create 3D textile flowers inspired by Leighton House Museum’s opulent decor and secret gardens. Guided by artist Lora Avedian, learn how to make textures and patterns using simple embroidery techniques. The evening includes a complimentary drink and access to the Museum.

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Celia Pym is an artist who is interested in the imprint of our lives in fabric. Celia investigates TOAST customers' relationships with their worn or damaged knitwear, getting to know each garment's owner as well as the object itself. Repaired sweaters are exhibited alongside their histories....

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Unpicking the craft of repair since 2012, Bridget Harvey is examining repaired objects and related practices in the V&A. She will discuss her practice and relationship between making, repairing and the museum.

V&A Fashioned From Nature Resident Bridget Harvey gives a...

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Join Sheelagh Boyce and Annabelle Harty as they hand quilt on the GHL table, using local architecture as inspiration. The quilts incorporate loved garments from chefs Fergus and Margot Henderson, architect Brian Henderson, architect Stephen Harty and artist Martin Boyce.

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<em>Edit Event</em> Bespoke Britain: A Maker’s Journey
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Fermoie and Dudgeon Sofas invite you to experience their collaborative film, celebrating British craft and the journey of textile printing and upholstery from start to finish. Meet the team and enjoy an exclusive preview of Fermoie’s Tented Stripe collection, upholstered on Dudgeon’s Somerset...

<em>Edit Event</em> The DNA of a Brand
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Ermenegildo Zegna stages a unique installation inspired by wool, the material at the heart of the brand’s heritage which they continue to innovate with today. Explore it during a drinks reception in store.

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Hosted by the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales, Welsh jean makers Hiut Denim break down the process of making a jean and discuss how they are bringing manufacturing back to Wales and getting their town making jeans again.

Cardigan is a small town of 4,000 people. 400 of them...

<em>Edit Event</em> The Italian Table at Maison Assouline: Contemporary Tableware Handcrafted in Italy
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The Italian Trade Agency and Confartigianato bring the warmth of an Italian dinner table to London. Visit the top floor of Maison Assouline to see an installation of contemporary handcrafted tableware inspired by the colours, memories and atmosphere of Italian life.

 

<em>Edit Event</em> An Evening at The Italian Table
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To celebrate the launch of The Italian Table, join the Italian Trade Agency at Maison Assouline for an evening inspired by Italian culture, food and wine.

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