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INDULGE textiles to buy, collect or simply admire

13 Famous five Designers who deserve recognition 61 Big Deal Size matters in knitwear this season

INDUSTRY from craft to commerce

26 Print run Neisha Crosland’s journey into textiles 36 London design festival We highlight all the important dates for your diary 47 A miller’s tale English, Scottish and Welsh historic fabrics

ANECDOTE textiles that touch our lives

42 Time warp Silk weaving in London’s East end 54 Disruptive students Camouflage and the art of concealment 96 Family album Flash Harrys & Pearly Queens

CONCEPT textiles in fine art

67 Wake up call Kirstie Macleod’s dreaming dresses

ATTIRE critical reporting of fashion trends

22 On route Nothing is lost in Transit 50 Lay of the land How the hill, heath and wood are woven into estate tweeds 56 On parade Jeff Griffin shows no army fatigue 62 Level best Veronika Persche’s knits

COHABIT stunning interiors beautifully photographed

30 Bottom line Upholstering the Underground

72 Cottage industry Primmy Chorley’s Welsh sanctuary

GLOBAL travel destinations and ethnographic textiles

39 Eastenders Creative community spirit

INFORM the latest news, reviews and exhibition listings

04 bias / contributors 07 news Trends and essential ideas 77 quintessence Orla Kiely 82 read The Dinner Party Poiret Diamonds and Bars Reading List 86 international listings Exhibitions, fairs and events 88 view 12th International Triennial of Tapestry Twentieth Century Textiles Needles and Pins The Perfect – Freddie Robbins Kate Blee Mary Cozens-Walker: Painting with Thread 93 coming next The Scandinavian Issue: Shining a light on Nordic Textile Traditions 95 stockists 80 subscription offers Six crisp notecards and envelopes from Neisha Crosland for every new subscriber and renewal

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