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Rainbows, rainbows everywhereRead MoreOctober 25, 2014

It is the height of the rainbow season in Shetland when the rain and the sun makes for masses of colour in the sky.

Laokoon's moving textile sculpturesRead MoreOctober 25, 2014

Our friends at designboom.com have sent an email with a sculpture which moves and undulates, twists and turns.

Time to change the clocksRead MoreOctober 25, 2014


It is the last day of summer... officially.

Morris' Strawberry ThiefRead MoreOctober 24, 2014

William Morris' pattern The Strawberry Thief has been turned into a game for the iPad.

The textile tours 2014Read MoreOctober 23, 2014


Our final textile tour has just ended. Three a year, each one different and each one enjoyable.

Out of this worldRead MoreOctober 23, 2014

The sounds of space are now available for free on the internet.

A man after our own heartsRead MoreOctober 18, 2014

Although this collector is fictional, we share the ethos and the joy of collecting!

Hothouse - Craft Council's support for makersRead MoreOctober 18, 2014

There are only two days left for applications to Hothouse, the Craft Council's programme which supports makers.

Dancing on the trainRead MoreOctober 18, 2014

This looks like a whole lot of fun! An Australian man starts a dance party on the train.

An embroidered bugRead MoreOctober 17, 2014


The artist Lindsay Taylor has been busy with her embroidered and sewn pieces which depict the natural world in all its glory.