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An intern called DaisyRead MoreSeptember 24, 2016

In a first for the studio, a young intern who rejoices in that lovely name "Daisy" has come up for a month.

Vintage kilo salesRead MoreSeptember 24, 2016

Have you heard of vintage clothing kilo sales? I hadn't for years until an article on the BBC News website caught my attention.

Tweed research projectRead MoreSeptember 17, 2016

This weekend we have been putting up our show of Shetland Tweed and research we are doing into the history of the fabrics from these islands.

A Shetlander's Fair Isle graph bookRead MoreSeptember 17, 2016

Last weekend, at the end of FestiYell, the studio was open for visitors. Two friends came by and they had a fantastic present for us!

Shetland linen anyone?Read MoreSeptember 10, 2016


There have been lots of really interesting nuggets, chunks and mountains of information coming out of our tweed research project. But did you know that we used to produce linen in Shetland too?

Edges and ExtremesRead MoreSeptember 10, 2016

Sally Booth, visual artist, and Evelynn Sharp, poet, have an exhibition at the Shetland Museum which celebrates working lives of Shetland.

Symphonie en couleurRead MoreSeptember 3, 2016


A new show by Abdoulaye Konaté has just opened in London, at the Blain Southern Gallery in Hanover Square.

FestiYellRead MoreSeptember 3, 2016

Next weekend is a very special one for us in Yell. It is the inaugural weekend of a new festival celebrating the creativity of the island - FestiYell.

Guerilla knittingRead MoreSeptember 3, 2016


Somewhere on the Westside of Shetland are these lovely little beauties. Have you seen them?

Textile tours 2017Read MoreAugust 27, 2016


Our textile tours are getting more and more popular. The first booking for 2017 has just been made so we got our skates on and did the brochure for next year...