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New York! New York!Read MoreFebruary 6, 2016

Shetland Wool Week has just been featured in New York and apparently caused a real storm!

Weaving workshops 2016Read MoreFebruary 6, 2016

We are very happy to let you all know that we are starting our First Ever series of weaving workshops.

Indigenous CraftRead MoreFebruary 6, 2016

If you are involved in making or creating craft you will be keen to support a new initiative to promote crafts.

An animated scrollRead MoreFebruary 6, 2016


At the moment on BBC iPlayer there is a very interesting series called "The Story of China". Inextricably linked with that story is the craft of weaving.

Rita ParniczkyRead MoreJanuary 30, 2016


The textile maker, Rita Parniczky, has just won the fourth annual Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon Prize for her X-Ray wovens.

Textile Journeys 2016Read MoreJanuary 30, 2016


The name "Shetland" is synonymous with textiles and each year we run tours across the islands to showcase the scenery that inspires these fabrics and the way we use wool nowadays.

What we are weavingRead MoreJanuary 30, 2016


A few years ago our weaver in residence was Fiona Daly and we are currently weaving the blankets that Fiona created for us.

Shetland in the stormRead MoreJanuary 30, 2016

If you live in the UK (and possibly even if you don't) you will know that the islands got the full force of Storm Gertrude this week.

All about AnnRead MoreJanuary 23, 2016

Regular readers of the blog will know that we brought the studio up to Shetland ten years ago now, so this year is a special one for us.

All about LibertyRead MoreJanuary 20, 2016

I am sure many of you will know Liberty, the London iconic shop. Well, last weekend had a Liberty sort of flavour.