COHABIT stunning interiors beautifully photographed 74 THE FABLED THREAD Eppie Thompson’s Exuberant Home by Clare Lewis

EVENTS dates for your diary 20 October Caring For Your Clothes, with Orsola de Castro, Hikaru Noguchi & Zenzie Tinker 10 November Textile Tokens, with Ariane Fennetaux, Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood, John Styles & Megan Griffiths 6 & 7 November Ugandan Barkcloth, Workshop with Lesli Robertson 8 -12 November Crafting Your Brand Intensive, with Marcella Echavarría & Polly Leonard 8 & 9 January Sashiko Stitching, Workshop with Atsushi Futatsuya 29 & 30 January Hand-Sewn 18th-century Pleats and Gathers, Workshop with Sarah Woodyard of Sewn Company

PRIZES THIS ISSUE & Twelve days of Christmas Give Away A Spirit of Threads Silk Scarf for the first fifty new gift subscribers www.spiritofthreads.com

Clarissa Hulse bedlinen worth £500 Heritage by Hand ruana worth £240 Jo Gordon scarf worth £367 Alice Caroline quilt kit worth £430 Angie Lewin prints worth £500 Yarn & Yathra House rug worth £150 Bernette 37 sewing machine worth £439 Pinhay Studios voucher worth £500 Skinny laMinx kitchen bundle worth £462 Lapuan Kankurit blankets worth £135 OMA Space hemp bag, worth £390 Anta cube worth £365



INFORM the latest news, reviews and exhibition listings

05 BIAS/CONTRIBUTORS A letter from the founder, Polly Leonard 07 NEWS Spirit of Threads, Red Dress Project, Into the Dark Woods, Ferragamo Silk, Helga Stentzel, Rufina Bazlova 84 READ Olga De Amaral: To Weave a Rock by Anna Walker and Laura Mott published by Arnoldsche Verlagsanstalt

October 2020 reviewed by Florencia Hurtado. Pucci Updated Edition by Vanessa Friedman published by Taschen March 2021 reviewed by Sue Prichard 86 VIEW Baghs-Abstract Gardens at The Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London until 25 September reviewed by Ruby Wilson. CONTINUITIES 2000

Years of Abstract Art, Selected by Paul Hughes, Old Chapel Gallery, Duke of Somerset Estate until 24 October 2021 reviewed by Ptolemy Mann. TURANDOT and the Fantastic East, Museo del Tessuto Prado, Italy until 21 November 2021, reviewed by Berea Antaki. COMING NEXT KEEPING WARM: Textiles to Warm the Body and Soul

SELVEDGE ('selvid3) n. 1. finished differently 2. the non-fraying edge of a length of woven fabric. [: from SELF + EDGE]