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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.

Fortuny in paperRead MoreJanuary 20, 2015

One of our regular readers has sent in this fascinating link to the work of Isabelle de Borchgrove who reimagined the creations of Mariona Fortuny... in paper!

PinterestRead MoreJanuary 17, 2015

We have started a new Pinterest site where we are collecting all things men's fashion that we find interesting.

Are crafts succeeding?Read MoreJanuary 15, 2015

There are many of us who work with crafts and so we were very interested to read about crafts this week on the BBC.

The costumes of Piero TosiRead MoreJanuary 11, 2015

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A show dedicated to the Italian costume designer, Piero Tosi, was another one of the highlights of our recent trip to Florence.

The IncaRead MoreJanuary 11, 2015

In the dark month of January when all we really want to do is snuggle up in bed and stay warm, telly comes to the rescue.