Selvedge print journal – embroidering the truth

Selvedge is a sumptuously printed, design-led, bi-monthly magazine looking at textile in interiors, fashion, art, craft, travel and shopping.

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Bernard Tartinville’s cover photo draws you into the ‘Thread’ Issue 62, which is now on our shelves in the Library, Journals, Zone 3 (map at foot of page).  Inside, you’ll find includes articles exploring tapestry and embroidery, including a look at 17th – 18th Century samplers and tapestries and the schoolgirls who learned to embroider them.

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Jenny King, young master embroiderer, specialises in “freehand stitch embroidery” on her 50 year-old, hand-guided machine.  She has designed wallpaper for Stella McCartney and is currently embroidering a dress for Vivienne Westwood.

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Find Print Journals by following the blue signs for journals through the learning centre:

Zone 3, Floor 2:  A- H

Zone 3, Floor 3:  I- Z, and pre-2000 archive A-Z.

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