Felicity Irons

Felicity Irons has given new life to the ancient craft of rush weaving. Working at Grange Farm, Bedfordshire, she harvests her own bulrushes from the Great Ouse river, the Nene and the river Ivel. British fresh water rushes are softer, slimmer and more vivid in colour than rushes grown elsewhere...Read more

<em>Edit Event</em> English Bulrush-Weaving Workshop with Felicity Irons and British Standard Cupboards
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1017

Enjoy a rush-weaving workshop with Rushmatters founder Felicity Irons, one of the last of the English rush weavers, at the British Standard Cupboards showroom. Whilst making your own rush basket, listen as Felicity and British Standard Cupboards founder Katie Fontana discuss the history of a...

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Bamford hosts a two-part event exploring hand weaving and embroidery. Enjoy an exhibition showcasing how each Injiri item is made by hand using traditional Indian techniques, and a hand embroidery class inspired by the Injiri collection.

Bamford has collaborated with Injiri to celebrate...

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9 May
1320

Visit Carl Hansen & Søn as they introduce the Kaare Klint collection as part of their exclusive flagship store range. See weavers demonstrate part of the process of creating the iconic Faaborg Chair.

Kaare Klint inspired a new generation of designers, including Arne Jacobsen, Mogens...

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Visit replicas of the working studios of Sarabande makers Esna Su and Castro Smith in their journey to make a unique work commissioned by Ketel One Vodka. Inspired by a trip to the Nolet distillery in Schiedam, the work explores ideas of heritage, craft and the passing down of skills through...

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8 May
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Battersea Power Station hosts a large-scale woven installation made from repurposed construction waste materials by Monica Cass of par-avion co. and Claire Potter Design, which highlights the sustainable management of construction waste on their Phase II site.

Battersea Power Station...

<em>Edit Event</em> Shoemaking Masterclass
13 Mar 12

Learn how to make natural raffia shoes with Miista during a masterclass in the brand’s Chelsea store. Explore the traditional art of weaving, begin to decode shoemaking jargon and discover the building blocks of modern craft.

Miista unites the nostalgia of founder Laura Villasenin's...

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8 May
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Design hotel Sea Containers London hosts an installation of sustainable furniture and accessories by Bethan Gray in partnership with Nature Squared, showcasing luxury craft pieces made from industry byproduct materials such as scallop shells and goose feathers.

‘Best British Designer’...

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11 May
0918
12 Dec
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California-based weavers Shizu Designs use traditional Japanese weaving techniques to make baskets and transform rocks into art. LOEWE hosts the mother and daughter duo for a series of demonstrations to showcase their unique process of knotting leather into tranquil forms.

To showcase...

Majid Ahmad Mir

Majid Ahmad Mir’s family invented a technique in Pashmina Weaving and finest Urdu calligraphy that expresses the folk forms of Kashmir. Offered opportunities by The Government of Jammu and Kashmir, Majid has exhibited work within various exhibitions across the country, increasing his passion to...Read more

Manjibhai Jivabhai

Manjibhai Jivabhai’s passion for weaving arose when he was taught by his father as a child. Taking pride in the fact that the legacy runs in their bloody, Manjhibhai is the 3rd generation weaver and has been dedicated to this craft for 40 years. Manjhibhai has trained his sons, aged 21 and 22,...Read more

Margo Selby

Weaving is the passion of textile designer Margo Selby and the starting point for all she does, whether one-off art pieces or commercial designs. She studied textiles at Chelsea College of Art and Design and Royal College of Art and pushes the boundaries of weaving to make different types of...Read more

Majeda Clarke

Majeda Clarke is an award-winning textile designer specialising in weave.

Inspired by her own cultural background, Majeda’s designs celebrate regional weave techniques and the identity of the maker. Whether in small batch production or entirely handmade she seeks sustainable, local...Read more

Christabel Balfour

A young self-taught weaver with a background in Fine Art, Christabel Balfour has attracted a strong UK following for her handwoven rugs and wall hangings. Previously showcased through the Courtauld Institute at Somerset House, The Barbican, The London Art Fair amongst selected independent London...Read more