Margherita Pandolfini and Karl Jorns

Margherita Pandolfini and Karl Jorns

In an old greenhouse in Florence, Italy resides La Serra MK Textile Atelier. 

Founded by Margherita Pandolfini and Karl Jorns in 2013, their studio is a vibrant and creative space. Their work techniques include natural dyes, eco-printing, hammer printing, silk screen-printing, hand-...Read more

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10 May
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An exclusive after-hours tour by the curator of the Freud Museum’s textiles, including an in-depth look at Sigmund Freud’s famous psychoanalytic couch. A glass of wine is provided upon arrival.

Freud Museum curator Bryony Davies leads an exclusive tour of the significant textile pieces...

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10 May
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Turquoise Mountain Foundation and Pippa Small celebrate ten years of collaboration through a panel discussion exploring the importance of design in development. Learn about traditional crafts through a series of events with Afghan and Myanmarese artisans supported by the foundation, alongside a...

<em>Edit Event</em> Allegra Hicks: New Rugs and Embroideries at the Italian Cultural Institute
9 May
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Discover the textile work of Allegra Hicks with an exhibition of bespoke works set within the framework of the 1830s architecture of the Italian Cultural Institute.

The starting point for Allegra’s pieces is the idea of a continuous drawing, consisting of repetitions and juxtapositions...

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12 May
1012

Join Petersham Nurseries and La Serra MK Textile Atelier for an exclusive natural dyeing workshop. Create your own apron with a combination of British and Italian traditional techniques including flower printing, painting by hand and stencil printing, using plants and flowers from the nursery...

<em>Edit Event</em> The Art of Boro at TOAST
11 May
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Learn the traditional Japanese art of Boro with Ray Stitch to prolong the life of your clothes. This workshop explores the history behind the technique and uses layers of TOAST cloth and thread to stitch together a Boro-inspired textile or repair or strengthen an item of clothing.

In...

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11 May
1417

This talk brings together artists Rosalind Wyatt and Catherine Dormor to discuss the role of materiality as a form of narrative within craft practices. In response, attendees are invited to create their own texts that take inspiration from Rosalind's calligraphic and textile-based work....

<em>Edit Event</em> An Introduction to The Room Service with Dan Cox
9 May
1820

An interactive evening with Dan Cox, Roux Scholar and former Executive Chef of Fera at Claridge's. Dan cooks and talks about the importance of all things ‘at the table’, including the ceramics he has...

<em>Edit Event</em> In Conversation with Wallace Sewell
10 May
1820

An evening in conversation with British design studio Wallace Sewell. Hear more about their design journey, inspiration and diverse portfolio of collaborations, including Transport for London, Tate and west elm.

<em>Edit Event</em> Hand-Embroidery with Geraldine Larkin at Kokoro
9 May
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Dawn Green and Geraldine Larkin collaborate on a range of rich and colourful limited-edition coats. The A-line coats are hand-embroidered by Larkin, inspired by Kokoro’s signature prints. Also exhibiting at the Beaumont hotel during the week.

Highlights include ‘The Garden Gate’ coat,...

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10 May
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Product & Marketing Director Simon Maloney gives a talk on the development of silk fabrics for luxury gowns and ties and the importance of this material to New & Lingwood. A tie-maker demonstrates the meticulous work involved in hand-finishing a tie.

 

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12 May
1016

Fine Cell Work is a charity and social enterprise which trains prisoners in creative, high-quality needlework as a means of rehabilitation. Join their beginners workshop to learn how to make a zippered cushion and discover the therapeutic power of stitch.

Through teaching highly skilled...

<em>Edit Event</em> Head, Hand and Heart: Design-Nation at Helen Yardley
9 May
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An exhibition of works by craftspeople who inspire, delight and inform contemporary craft practice, taking the theme of ‘Head, Hand and Heart’. Based in the showroom of Helen Yardley Studio, the exhibition ranges from furnishings to decorative objects.

In partnership with host and rug...

<em>Edit Event</em> White Cube Breakfast &amp; Tour of Beatriz Milhazes’ Exhibition with Atelier Pinton
12 May 09

Join a tour of White Cube’s exhibition of Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes, with special guests from Atelier Pinton, renowned weaving studio and makers of a monumental 17-metre tapestry forming the centrepiece for the show. Includes a light breakfast.

Milhazes' densely layered works...

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A demonstration of natural dyeing with plants that would have featured in a typical medieval monastic herb garden. Find out how reds, yellows, blues and greens can be obtained from madder, weld and woad. Stone carvers from the City & Guild’s London School of Art also host workshops....

<em>Edit Event</em> HOWE at 36 Bourne Street hosts Lora Avedian
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Lora Avedian sets up her studio in Howe at 36 Bourne Street. The public is invited in to see Lora at work, creating her intricate pieces using the full breadth of Howe’s materials. Her practice will focus on her imaginative interpretations of the flora and fauna of Frida Kahlo’s Mexico, being...

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Contemporary menswear boutique Trunk Clothiers hosts luxury cashmere label Begg & Co’s latest Artist Edition exhibition, in collaboration with Sophie Smallhorn. Sophie uses Begg & Co’s weaving techniques and fabrics as a platform for her artistic practice, exploring colour, volume and...

<em>Edit Event</em> An Exploration of Textiles at Craft Central
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As shown in the guide, Craft Central presents an introductory workshop on SAORI weaving. Additionally, Craft Central presents workshops, demonstrations and an exhibition exploring textiles. 

 

Live demonstration of Saori Weaving and Shibori Dyeing 

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Seoul-based studio OMA Space showcases its new spring/summer collection of garments and textiles at Livingstone Studio. Their work subtly weaves the skills of traditional craftsmanship with understated contemporary design. The exhibition continues until Wednesday 25 July.

In its line of...

<em>Edit Event</em> Revealing the Secrets of Essential Knitwear at John Smedley
10 May
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Meet John Smedley’s team of British craftsmen and women and enjoy demonstrations of how their garments are made. There is an opportunity to customise either your existing John Smedley garments or those you purchase on the day via a bespoke embroidery service, offered free of charge in store for...

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