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A mashup of newsRead MoreOctober 22, 2016


It has been an exciting week with all sorts of things going on. Here is our news...

Mana MorimotoRead MoreOctober 15, 2016

The Japanese artist, Mana Morimoto, (MNMRMT for short) used embroidery threads to make art pieces out of found images and postcards.

Wool fights backRead MoreOctober 15, 2016

OK. I know this article is all about merino and that we love and use Shetland wool, but it is interesting reading nevertheless...

Lives in Oo with Kate DaviesRead MoreOctober 15, 2016

People who knit will know Kate Davies and this week, Tom, Kate's partner, came up to the studio to speak with us and take some photos for his new project, Lives in Oo.

Embroideries on a marine themeRead MoreOctober 15, 2016


There is always something new to see in Shetland. How about embroideries on a marine theme?

What is going on over the winterRead MoreOctober 8, 2016

I know that it is October and that we are in the autumn. But we are hatching plans now for summer next year, for Wool Week 2017, and for 2018! Time doesn't stand still after all...

Quilts as protestRead MoreOctober 8, 2016

Recently on the news there was an article about Nedra Bonds, a quilter who uses her craft to protest (and celebrate).

Friends of the blogRead MoreOctober 8, 2016

We have people who contribute to this blog regularly. Interesting information, events and videos constantly come our way.

Another Wool Week doneRead MoreOctober 1, 2016

Well, Wool Week has been and gone. And what a success!

A TED talk which really makes a differenceRead MoreOctober 1, 2016

How about this for a wonderful idea! Weaving to the rescue.