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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.

British fashion and musicRead MoreSeptember 18, 2014

There is a great programme on iPlayer at the moment, all about how music has changed fashion in Britain since the 60's

The value of craftRead MoreSeptember 11, 2014

Craft is valuable and a show at Sotheby's proves it!

The Welsh Space CampaignRead MoreSeptember 10, 2014


Welsh blankets and weave patterns are instantly recognisable but how many have you ever seen in space?

The fabrics of AfricaRead MoreSeptember 6, 2014


It has been a week when African fabrics have featured.

Kirsty Jean BrabinRead MoreSeptember 6, 2014


If you visited our studio last summer you would have met Kirsty, our weaver in residence. The young weaver has just had her graduation show at Chelsea School of Art and we went to the first night.

Nicholas HloboRead MoreSeptember 6, 2014


A visit to Tate Modern on the banks of the Thames is a great way to find out about new artists. This week I learned about South African Nicholas Hlobo.