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  • n. Plural form of selvedge.


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  • The selvedges are on the sides and do not need hemming.

    Home Living

  • Love the "cheeky" mix of selvedges in your spiderweb - it is looking good....

    spiderwebs have taken over my life

  • And you've had the same idea that I was brewing - using selvedges!

    spiderwebs have taken over my life

  • The textiles feature the natural selvedges, a characteristic rarely left as

    Napkin Nirvanna

  • The "ruflles" consists of the selvedges of the fabric.

    Kruseler and Hairdos, Part III

  • I always feel slightly guilty throwing away selvedges as it seems there ought to be something you could do with them (message to self: you do not need to start saving selvedges).

    Found them!

  • These towels are full of little errors, bad selvedges and those little things that show that I'm new to the craft.

    Time for Tea Towels - And She Knits Too!

  • I'm already curious as to how one makes one's selvedges look good.

    Time for Tea Towels - And She Knits Too!

  • I really, really, really hope that Alexander Henry or Michael Miller or SOMEBODY gets the hint here and does a fabric that's all selvage/selvedges as a boon to all of use who are too lazy to save ours ...

    October 2008

  • Prokofy, the footman, who was so strong that he could lift the back of the carriage from behind, sat plaiting slippers out of cloth selvedges.

    War and Peace


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