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6 TED talksRead MoreApril 22, 2017

A friend and regular contributor to this blog sent us a link recently to some TED talks which textile folk would be interested in.

What's On April 2017Read MoreApril 22, 2017

April ends with a new tapestry...

The amazing world of feltRead MoreApril 22, 2017

Shetland continually surprises one. Last week a visit from a felt-maker led to an amazing conversation this week.

Natural dyeingRead MoreApril 15, 2017

If you are in London in May, how about this for a fun day!

Volunteers wantedRead MoreApril 15, 2017

We are looking for summer volunteers...

AGM Read MoreApril 15, 2017

On Sunday the 23rd April, GlobalYell Ltd will be holding its AGM.

InspirationRead MoreApril 15, 2017


We love books and bookshops, especially those of the second hand variety. And sometimes a visit turns up trumps in a very unexpected way...

SummertimeRead MoreApril 15, 2017


Even though we can still have snow, and in fact some of the white stuff is forecast over the next few days, summer is definitely on its way!

The Woman in BlueRead MoreApril 8, 2017


A reconstruction of a 10th Century Icelandic dress has been sent in to us, and has had us in awe of the workmanship and ingenuity of both the original and the new version.

The pocket squareRead MoreApril 8, 2017

Pocket squares have made a comeback over the last few years, but did you know they have a long and very interesting history?