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Passage/sRead MoreFebruary 18, 2017

The artist, Do Ho Suh, has an exhibition in London at the Victoria Miro Gallery, N1: living spaces recreated in textile.

A beautiful book of weaving patternsRead MoreFebruary 18, 2017

Over in the USA the Handweaving.net team have come up trumps with an historical resource recreated.

Costumes from around the globeRead MoreFebruary 17, 2017


Our library is expanding nicely and we have lots of new-to-us titles on the shelves. Many of them are about weaving, of course, but some are for inspiration.

Shetland Business WeekRead MoreFebruary 17, 2017

Shetland is holding its first ever Business Week from the 25th February to 4th March 2017.

A winter residencyRead MoreFebruary 17, 2017


We have a visitor, Leslie Foale, who is here to weave for a few weeks.

Shetland storiesRead MoreFebruary 17, 2017

Shetland, as in the rest of the world, is part of a storytelling tradition which harks back to Viking tales.

PatternsRead MoreFebruary 11, 2017

I missed the concert this week by Neil Georgeson, Shetland pianist, but the review sounds intriguing.

A snowy dayRead MoreFebruary 11, 2017


On Thursday and Friday this week we had snow flurries and short storms. Snow always transforms the landscape, doesn't it?

Colour, colour everywhereRead MoreFebruary 11, 2017

Lots of us like colour. Here is a website that shows a range of palettes derived from natural history photographs...

Collect 2017Read MoreFebruary 11, 2017

Richard McVetis is an embroiderer who works with painstaking patience to create beautiful pieces.