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Detail sleeve, robe à la francaise, England (Spitalfield's), 1760s, remodeled 1780s. Ivory ground silk taffeta woven with a narrow self weave stripe, with gently curving flower and leaf meanders in puce, shaded tangerine flowerheads, red berries and sage green foliage, alternating with small sprays of flowers in deep rose pink and ivory. Trimmed with same tufted silks and corded wire loops.

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Cardigan - Our Collection & Shop Direct: The signature piece from the Cardigan Classic range and one of our most useful fashion items, this 3-in-one is made from sumptuous lambswool and sparkly lurex giving it a wonderful vintage feel. The perfect companion piece to just about anything, mix and match your style and wear it as a cape, shrug or wrap. Yummy. Every piece is unique thanks to the button details that change every time. 100% lambswool/lurex; 147cm L x 58 cm (58" x 23")

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• Colour Blocking • Pattern Mixing • Tonal Textures • My latest FREE sewing pattern, the Asymmetric A-line Dress, is the PERFECT style for all three of these design options. You can colour-block it in fabulous brights, OR you can work it up in similar tones of the same colour using different textures and weaves, OR you can be really brave and MIX & MATCH your patterns. Try combining sheer fabrics and lace or crochet type materials into the occasional panel for a really pretty and…

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Kate Whitehead is a textile artist specialising in weave and embroidery. Kate works with poor materials such as Calico, muslin, and salvaged fabrics. The work explores the possibilities in the forgotten, overlooked and abandoned.

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Cosy Inspiration: How To Get Your College Bedroom Winter Ready

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"MAPS", an exhibition by Maricor/Maricar is on display in the Koskela gallery July 6 - Aug 18 2013 //

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Still obsessing over this textural embroidery spotted by #ARTISANdeLUXE at the #ProjectShow in #LasVegas (captured by our Youth Editor @sarahsarahowen)

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19 Artists Creatively Pushing the Boundaries of Embroidery

The art of embroidery has existed throughout time, dating as far back as 5th century BC. Despite its centuries-old origins, this timeless craft has continually been reenergized by visionary artists who push the boundaries of its meaning and limits. From hyperrealistic embroidered portraits to cross stitching on cars, creatives have taken the field to new and exciting places with their artwork. Scroll down to see some of our favorite artists who take the art of embroidery to the next level…

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Melin Tregwynt Knot Garden Throw in Graphite, with Melin Tregwynt cushions and House Doctor DK accessories.

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