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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.

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.

Calling all textile artists!Read MoreMay 20, 2017

Do you fancy entering an international exhibition of textile art?

What's on the loom?Read MoreMay 20, 2017

Although we have been weaving Fiona Daly throws for a few months now, the latest warp is extra special to me.

Summer visitors to ShetlandRead MoreMay 20, 2017

One of the reasons we like to live here is because of the amazing wildlife and scenery. Inspiration for everyone!

Wool Week 2017 updateRead MoreMay 20, 2017

Wool Week, the event which has been growing and getting better each year, has just opened for booking.

Shetland Textile MuseumRead MoreMay 13, 2017


If you are coming to Shetland, pay a visit to the Shetland Textile Museum.

May 2017 textile tourRead MoreMay 13, 2017


The first textile tour of the season has just finished and what a lovely group we have had...