Selvedge is the quarterly textile magazine which celebrates fibre and fabric in all its forms and uses across the globe.
Issue 103: Grow
"Straw, the most mundane and abundant waste material we discover is, in fact, extraordinary in the diversity of its practical applications in everything from architecture, clothing, intricate Swedish crowns, delicate embroidery and folklore icons. This material is not always benign, playing a part in riots and rituals world wide. ...This insight has revealed a new attitude towards materials and reverence for ancient crafts of thatching, basket making and millinary."
Abridged from Polly Leonard, Founder & Editor of Selvedge Magazine