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We Are Rushworth, a Clothing Label for triers and doers

Cloth #18 – An exhibition of textile talent.

    PRESS RELEASE: 22 July 2018 We Are Rushworth are excited to be included in inaugural line-up of textiles talent for CLOTH#18 at Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh  dovecotstudios.com/programme/cloth-18 A cohort of 23 textile designers and makers have been announced ahead...

Why you need a Merino wool wrap – festival season is here

Why you need a Merino wool wrap I rarely go out in summer without my merino wool wrap as it is such a versatile garment. Most of us attend some sort of outdoor entertainment throughout the summer. When this happens one thing is for sure, here in the UK we have to be...

Premiere Vision Fabrics 2018

What is Premiere Vision Fabrics? Otherwise, affectionately, known as PV, Premiere Vision Fabrics is a biannual fabric trend show. It's held over 3 days in the Exhibition Centre at the Parc des Expositions, Paris. The birth and evolution of Premiere Vision...

Does W.A.R have a place at Scotland’s Trade Fair?

SECC, Glasgow 21st to 23rd January. It has been said that you should stick at an event for at least 3 years before seeing the benefits and possibly even receiving an order. Why this trade fair? It made sense to try this event for the following reasons: My knitwear is...

Why buy pure Cashmere?

Why buy pure Cashmere over other natural knitwear materials? Before I mention a few interesting (I hope) facts about Cashmere, please note that I am no expert. But, I do design my own cashmere products and run my own cashmere knitwear shop. I can also delve back into...

Cashmere knitwear shop – now open in Berwick-upon-Tweed

Cashmere knitwear shop - now open! The mission to relocate my work space from home to somewhere else came when I realised I had spread myself across 3 rooms which seemed a tad disorganised! I looked at many potential studio places. Some rural, some city based, some...

The joys of factory auditing

The recent news that a factory in Turkey was found to be using Syrian children to manufacture garments for UK retailers saddened me and had me reminiscing over my factory auditing days. Good, Bad and Ugly. I have to say, I had mixed feelings about this part of my job,...

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