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Drawing in threadsRead MoreOctober 29, 2014

The artist Nike Schroeder continues our theme of rainbow threads with her works which emulate dripping paint.

Rainbows, rainbows everywhereRead MoreOctober 25, 2014

It is the height of the rainbow season in Shetland when the rain and the sun makes for masses of colour in the sky.

Laokoon's moving textile sculpturesRead MoreOctober 25, 2014

Our friends at designboom.com have sent an email with a sculpture which moves and undulates, twists and turns.

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!