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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

Mini festival

Mini festival

This is set to be a great event, The Papered Parlour is putting on a mini festival, in celebration of ethical fashion and contemporary crafts. Taking place Thursday 3rd March at V&A museum of childhood. Come along to take part in workshops, listen to live music and take part in topical panel discussions. There will [...]

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Friday, October 1st, 2010

Polly Hope colaborates with eco fashion design label Beautiful Soul

Polly Hope colaborates with eco fashion design label Beautiful Soul

Having met Nicola Woods the face behind Eco fashion label beautiful soul last year at the EFF EXPO, she approached me earlier on this year to collaborate on a design for her latest collection. Here she has used Polly Hope retro bird design on a smaller scale to suit the medium of fashion textiles. Once [...]

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Monday, June 14th, 2010

Open garden squares weekend

....there are beautiful gardens behind these walls!!!

The main reason to get tickets for this years open garden weekend was to go and see the gardens at HMP Wandsworth, i used to go into Wandsworth regularly when i was working for Fine Cell Work and my Mum had always wanted to visit – so this was the perfect opportunity. It had been [...]

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Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Chelsea Flower show

Eden project garden, designed by prisoners and homeless people

I am lucky enough to have a friend who has a stand at the Chelsea flower show every year, and this year he gave me and Karin (an American friend, who i met in Bhuj india) tickets. I had only been to the flower show a couple of times, but it was particularly exciting to [...]

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Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

The Launch of the commission at The Sage, Gateshead

Alan Grieve, The Jerwoon trust

The launch was a fantastic event, the commission was unveiled by Alan Grieve who established the Jerwood trust in 1977. Fine Cell Work also held a sale of other items all hand embroidered in prison.

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