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The tiniest fossilsRead MoreJuly 15, 2017

Patterns, patterns and more patterns. The world of the smallest fossils in the world features many.

Anna WestinRead MoreJuly 15, 2017


The Swedish feltmaker, Anna Westin, has a wicked sense of humour and a serious message...

Hannah HöchRead MoreJuly 8, 2017


This week we have been marvelling at the art of Hannah Höch, a German artist who made photomontages and was the only woman to be a member of the Dada Movement.

DNA knittingRead MoreJuly 8, 2017


Channing Hansen, an artist from LA, uses algorithms to create knitted art works.

The world's favourite colourRead MoreJuly 8, 2017

A survey of colour for Hull City of Culture 2017 has found what has been dubbed "Marrs Green"; the World's Favourite Colour.

Inspiration from an unusual sourceRead MoreJuly 8, 2017


A friend from one of our tours sent us a picture of her newest weave, and the inspiration for the piece is not what one might have expected!

Queen Victoria and a quiltRead MoreJuly 8, 2017

In 1892 a satin quilt was presented to Queen Victoria. This seemingly simple act was highly symbolic...

Stay and Make in YellRead MoreJuly 1, 2017


Every so often we like to remind readers about the Stay and Make programme which we run.

It's the little things...Read MoreJuly 1, 2017

As in so much of life, it is the little things that make all the difference...

John Lewis revisitedRead MoreJuly 1, 2017

Following on from last week's entry about John Lewis, one of our readers has sent in some links to more information.