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Knitting programmeRead MoreJanuary 31, 2015

For those of you who are really missing the Shetland dialect and want to hear some textiles people speak, have a listen to this programme on the BBC.

Over on PinterestRead MoreJanuary 29, 2015

A few weeks ago, we revived our Pinterest boards so that we could start collecting pictures together that inspire and help us with our work.

Is creativity everywhere (in the UK)?Read MoreJanuary 28, 2015

The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, has produced an interesting report on the spread of creative endeavour in the UK. But there is a problem...

A simple way to learn to weaveRead MoreJanuary 28, 2015

Etsy, the marketplace for makers, has a fun and simple tutorial online about weaving.

The paper cutouts of Carlo FantinRead MoreJanuary 27, 2015

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The world seems to be connected in every way nowadays. Everyone seems to be looking at the ubiquitous glowing screen of a smart phone or iPad. So here is a humorous take on social media.

A significant boostRead MoreJanuary 26, 2015

Coastal Communities, a UK wide funder, has supported our project to become manufacturers of our very own cloth!

An announcementRead MoreJanuary 25, 2015

Tomorrow morning we have some very exciting news! You will be able to read all about it here from ten am.

Up Helly Aa 2015Read MoreJanuary 24, 2015

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It is that time of year again. Time for fire and burning galleys. Yes, Shetland's annual festival of Up Helly Aa.

Paddy Hartley - 1st World WarRead MoreJanuary 24, 2015

An interview with the fashion designer and artist, Paddy Hartley, presents an interesting view on making.

Paddy HartleyRead MoreJanuary 24, 2015

An interview with the fashion designer and artist, Paddy Hartley, presents an interesting view on making.