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Julie Perrin

Julie Perrin

Taupe and Teal When my mother was in her 80s, still spry and keen for a car trip, I took her to Tasmania. We stayed in a quaint cottage in a village outside Launceston. There were...

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Claire Wellesley-Smith

Claire Wellesley-Smith

The Cardigan The cardigan was very basic: black cotton fine knit, long length, buttons, a masculine cut but bought in Top Shop - I wore it for years. Then the pockets developed holes...

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Anne M Carson

Anne M Carson

The textile I want to describe is from The Lady and the Unicorn, a series of six 15th Century tapestries considered medieval masterpieces. I found an embroidery version of...

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Emilie Collyer

Emilie Collyer

I find the textile message prompts existentially confronting. What does it mean to claim something as ‘favourite’? Is it a statement piece, like this yellow coat dress I found in a...

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Greg Bear

Greg Bear

Greg Bear is the author of more than thirty books, spanning thrillers, science fiction, and fantasy, including Blood Music, Eon, The Forge of God, Darwin's...

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