Looking a bit like Snuffkin
Patchwork jacket involving antique linen sheet and printed fabric scrap; one off from Scobel Clothing.
The fabric scrap was rescued from Grannies scrap box. She had this fabric as her kitchen curtains. The design is taken from David Gentleman’s sketchbook after a year travelling round Spain as the country recovered from civil war. I particularly like this honest take on the’ Toile de joi’ as opposed to the more traditional ‘Marie Antoinette’ version
Exhibition at The ideas Store 321 Whitechapel Road E1 1BU – until 30th August 2015
A paper sewing machine sewn by Ruth is pure genius. She also has paper hairdryers too..She finds interesting scraps of paper and dips them in wax then stitches them together. There are also sculptures made out of found objects such as hair curlers and wooden handles
Still looking good after two years of very hard wear.
Nicola wearing her Raw Denim, Japanese style cross back apron six months on, it is lovely and soft and gets better with every wash.
“It is so versatile I can wear it all day: in the garden, in the studio or in the kitchen.”
Scobel Clothing has been working in collaboration with Anne Fairbrother in developing the ultimate all round workers Apron. A variety of Styles are now available at Cornercopia, Brixton Village market from £36