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Vikings and IslamRead MoreOctober 14, 2017
A recent discovery has been made which sheds much more light on a fascinating topic - the extensive trade between the Vikings and the Islamic world.
Haegri, the knitted VikingRead MoreSeptember 16, 2017
Hip-hop and...wool?Read MoreAugust 26, 2017
Jamieson and Smith, aka the Wool Brokers, has made it onto the hip-hop stage.
Queen Victoria and a quiltRead MoreJuly 8, 2017
In 1892 a satin quilt was presented to Queen Victoria. This seemingly simple act was highly symbolic...
Calling all textile artists!Read MoreMay 20, 2017
Do you fancy entering an international exhibition of textile art?
Shetland Textile MuseumRead MoreMay 13, 2017
VersaillesRead MoreApril 29, 2017
We are watching the second series of Versailles and loving the costumes!
Films about Scotland's textile industriesRead MoreMarch 25, 2017
A reader of the blog (morning Karen!) has sent in this link to a DVD of various films about Scotland's textile industries.
The artist, Do Ho Suh, has an exhibition in London at the Victoria Miro Gallery, N1: living spaces recreated in textile.
Collect 2017Read MoreFebruary 11, 2017
Richard McVetis is an embroiderer who works with painstaking patience to create beautiful pieces.