Out of Africa
Looking for a present for a dog lover? The textiles designed by Domenica More Gordon, textile artist, illustrator and creator of the fashionista dog Archie (£12.99, Bloomsbury) are also available as a range of bags. This sewing bag costs £55 (www.chelsea textiles.com; 020–7584 5544) Zinc Textile’s Kuba Cay is inspired by traditional Congolese cloths. Combining textural linen and soft chenille, it costs £95 a metre from Zinc (020– 7349 9680; www.zinc textile.com).