Meet Sally England, the Artist Making Macramé Cool Again
England, who creates modern, large-scale macramé commissions for the likes of Nike and Ace Hotels, is giving the once nostalgic medium a makeover.
make mine chunky. | sfgirlbybay
stadshem. i’ve been noticing a trend lately or at least a whole lot of pinterest pins of some really chunky textiles — hand-knit pillows, rugs and bed throws and it’s a trend i quite like. it tempts me to run out and get some of those very fat knitting needles, or knitting noodles and see […]
British wool : an exploration of Structure & Fibre - ArtsThread
A collection focused on the use of British wool, utilizing different sheep breeds and showcasing their unique fibre qualities. Taking traditional cable knitting techniques as a starting point, the collection develops intricate structures inspired by natural and architectural forms. Hand knitting, machine knitting embellishment and crochet, alongside dying with natural extracts has been explored throughout to create diverse texture and scale.
Oyster Originals: Celeste Tesoriero For The International Woolmark Prize Shot By Ryan Brabazon | oystermag.com
Celeste Tesoriero is all about big knits, disembodied hands and an 80s Comme Des Garçons vibe for this pearl of a collection, created for her entry to the 2015 International Woolmark Prize. Shot on film by Ryan Brabazon in Chinatown in Sydney, we're all about the part cosy, part avant-garde aesthetic. Photographer: Ryan BrabazonCreative Director: Celeste TesorieroFashion: Tiana WallaceHair: Mandy Kingsman @ Work AgencyMake-up: Lei Tai @ Vivien's CreativeModel: Katie B @ Priscillas
Snood Brace: DIY Knitted Snood
10mm straight needles, 2 Skeins Rowan 100% Merino 'Big wool' (100g, 87 yds per skein) or any similar alternative, Knitter's needle or tapestry needle.
All Roads Collaged Majida Throw
Born of appreciation for cultural art and natural aesthetics, Los Angeles studio All Roads Design is renowned for their ability to pair handmade with high-style. Founders Robert Dougherty and Janelle Pietrzak combine their backgrounds in carpentry, welding and textile sourcing to create custom furnishings and one-of-a-kind decor that never fails to catch the eye.