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Alice Kettle in the libraryRead MoreApril 14, 2018

This week we bought a new book for the library: Eye of the Needle.

Resonant BodiesRead MoreApril 14, 2018

The Resonant Bodies Festival takes place in New York every year. Over three nights nine contemporary vocalists present their work and discipline.

Van Gogh got woollyRead MoreApril 14, 2018

Nearly every week people write to me from all over the world, sending links to interesting articles and sites. How about this for fascinating?

Music inspired by weavingRead MoreApril 14, 2018

This week, on Thursday 19th April, a new work premieres by Helen Grime; Woven Space.

Mark Lomax and Mark LomaxRead MoreApril 7, 2018

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There is an intriguing exhibition on at the moment in Ullapool: Mark Lomax and Mark Lomax.

The Art of Craft or the Craft of Art?Read MoreApril 7, 2018

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This week there has been high excitement in the studio. I bought an embroidery and it was delivered on Friday to much acclaim.

Japanese clothingRead MoreApril 7, 2018

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Two books have arrived for the reference library in the studio: The clothes of the Ainu People and The Book of Kimono.

Lerwick Town HallRead MoreApril 1, 2018

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The Town Hall is Lerwick is open again after refurbishment. I had forgotten what a beautiful interior the Hall has...

Summer Exhibition 2018Read MoreApril 1, 2018

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As you, our regular readers will know, we have a small summer exhibition of textiles from around the world.

A new material from basketsRead MoreMarch 31, 2018

A unique material has come about because of Japanese basket patterns.