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Weaving The Shetland ThrowRead MoreJune 10, 2017

Shetland is always an inspiring place and we try to capture some of the landscape in the pieces we weave in the studio.

Paisley - the town that thread builtRead MoreJune 10, 2017


A few weeks ago a friend came to see us in the studio bringing an antique Paisley shawl so it was with great interest that we watched a programme on the BBC: The Town That Thread Built.

Crocheted sea urchinsRead MoreJune 3, 2017


Fancy seeing some giant crocheted sea urchins? Head over to Singapore where you can do just that!

Egtved Girl revisitedRead MoreJune 3, 2017

Regular readers of the blog may remember the article about Egtved Girl, the Bronze Age burial. Some more research is underway which has revealed something surprising.

Touring ShetlandRead MoreJune 3, 2017


The summer season has started and, with it, the textile tours we run.

The making of Cecil Skotnes's tapestryRead MoreMay 27, 2017

Marguerite Stephens explains in this video the making of a tapestry for the President Hotel in South Africa.

Our volunteersRead MoreMay 27, 2017

At our recent AGM, the directors gave a vote of thanks to the volunteers who do so much to help GlobalYell.

Balenciaga Read MoreMay 27, 2017

The fashion house, Balenciaga, is known for craftsmanship and a new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London showcases the "master of couture".

Sampling for our futureRead MoreMay 27, 2017

This week we have been sampling in preparation for a new direction.

Interviews from the tweed research projectRead MoreMay 27, 2017

Regular readers of the blog will remember that we have been doing some research, finding out about tweed in Shetland.