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The textile tours 2014Read MoreOctober 23, 2014


Our final textile tour has just ended. Three a year, each one different and each one enjoyable.

Hothouse - Craft Council's support for makersRead MoreOctober 18, 2014

There are only two days left for applications to Hothouse, the Craft Council's programme which supports makers.

An embroidered bugRead MoreOctober 17, 2014


The artist Lindsay Taylor has been busy with her embroidered and sewn pieces which depict the natural world in all its glory.

Dior by DiorRead MoreOctober 15, 2014


GlobalYell's studio has a library which is open to the public.

Friends on the blogRead MoreOctober 15, 2014


Hello to all our new friends who have joined us from the Knitting and Stitching Show. Our blog comes out on a Sunday morning and is an eclectic collection which we hope you enjoy. Here is the reason why...

The Knitting and Stitching Show 2014Read MoreOctober 11, 2014


This week we have been at the Knitting and Stitching Show in London's Alexandra Palace. What a week it has been!

Textile tours 2015Read MoreSeptember 29, 2014


We have dates for next year's tours of Shetland textiles!

Between the Web and the LoomRead MoreSeptember 27, 2014


A loyal friend of this blog has sent in a fascinating piece which is a collaboration between a tapestry weaver, a dancer and a choreographer, and a moving image artist.

The Knitting and Stitching Show continuedRead MoreSeptember 19, 2014

Our plans for the Knitting and Stitching Show in October are taking shape. We have planned and plotted, cut and sewn, and now we are ready to go.

Harris Tweed at PrimarkRead MoreSeptember 18, 2014

The Hebridean fabric, Harris Tweed, has arrived at Primark.