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First day of the textile mini-tourRead MoreAugust 28, 2010

http://creativeindustriesshetland.org.uk/2010/08/28/first-day-of-the-textile-mini-tour/ A beautiful crisp clear autumn day, perfect for our tour itinerary of the Museum, Wool Brokers, Textiles Museum, and Sandness Mill before heading north to the Wind Dog Cafe for dinner and finally bed! It is final...

Problem with the website and Internet ExplorerRead MoreAugust 27, 2010

We have had some people asking why they can't open up the website. It flashes from the front page to a holding page and nothing can help sort it out. I have had a look and it seems to be a problem with the email part of the front page. There is a glitch that stops it working with Explorer. I will co...

Another woven animationRead MoreAugust 27, 2010

This time it is about panda extinction. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uVfzpGCUU-8...

Positions Vacant - SelvedgeRead MoreAugust 26, 2010

Selvedge, the magazine for textiles people, is advertising an office admin. post. The magazine is a great publication and would be a really good place to learn more about the publishing and textiles world. For the full advert, read on. Office Administrator – Temporary position Location; Hig...

A weave animationRead MoreAugust 25, 2010

One of the forums has posted this link to an amazing animation! It is an incredible amount of work and imagination. http://www.vimeo.com/963073...

The visitors are gone....but they will be back!Read MoreAugust 25, 2010

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Liz and Holly left this evening. They have had a fantastic time here and have felt really inspired. We, in turn, have felt inspired by them and their work and cannot wait to see them back again. Lesley is going to continue to work on her warp and is making a long wall hanging out of Shetland wool an...

Visitors to the Centre - Holly BerryRead MoreAugust 23, 2010

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Some of you may remember a series on television with Monty Don called Mastercrafts. Holly was second placed in the final competition for the weave programme, and we are very pleased to have her here with us for a week. Holly is looking at products for us, and learning all about Shetland, planning to...

Seventies night!Read MoreAugust 23, 2010

The seventies rocked last week in Unst. Flares, flower power, wigs, hairbrush mics... all were in evidence. To prove it, here are the pics!...

Visitors to the Centre - Liz TurtonRead MoreAugust 12, 2010

We are pleased to welcome Liz Turton to the Centre. Liz is a weaver with an enthusiasm and experience in double cloth structures, and will be staying for almost a month. We are keen to have people visit to see what is happening here, and also want to let our visitors experience Shetland in all its l...

Hi-Arts Newsletter - August 2010Read MoreAugust 12, 2010

WELCOME TO THE CRAFTS E-NEWSLETTER - AUGUST 2010 This month we focus on the work of new Graduates, feed back on Scotland's Housing Expo and keep you up to date with lots of other news and opportunities. We are sending the newsletter to you in a 'text only' format this month due to a few technical is...