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Tea towels and FacebookRead MoreNovember 27, 2015


Sometimes I am a little slow on the uptake! Thank goodness for people who understand things like Facebook...

News in the studioRead MoreNovember 21, 2015

As the Christmas season draws closer and the winter begins to bite, we are getting ready for next year and the summer.

Klimt updatedRead MoreNovember 21, 2015

If you like Gustav Klimt, you will love this! The photographer, Inge Prader has recreated some of the artist's best known paintings with live models for an HIV/ AIDS secession themed ball.

Orkney tweedsRead MoreNovember 19, 2015

Our neighbours in Orkney have hallmarked the Orkney tweed brand and are making their tweeds in Shetland. How fantastic!

Shetland Craft Fair 2015Read MoreNovember 19, 2015

Last weekend we went to the Shetland Craft Fair, an annual event which takes over the Clickimin Centre in Lerwick and which shows off Shetland art and craft to a Christmas-shopping audience.

Mistakes and creativityRead MoreNovember 14, 2015

Most people think creativity means instantly coming up with ingenious ideas. They couldn't be more wrong!

ColourRead MoreNovember 13, 2015

Have you been watching the BBC series about colour? Available on iPlayer to anyone in the UK, the programmes are fascinating and, if you will excuse the awful pun, illuminating...

Cloth from GlobalYellRead MoreNovember 11, 2015


We are very pleased and very proud to tell you all that our first EVER commercial cloth is back from the finishers and it looks and feels fabulous.

Dyeing plywoodRead MoreNovember 9, 2015

Here is an interesting and unexpected offshoot to one firm's textile dyeing operation - plywood veneers.

When is a rope not a rope?Read MoreNovember 4, 2015

The Brazilian artist, Janaina Mello, has just installed an continuation of her "cyclorama" series as an artwork in Paris.