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The magic of double weaveRead MoreSeptember 2, 2017

Did you know that there is a way to make two layers of cloth at the same time? Or cones? Or tubes? There is and it is a technique known as double weave.

Inspiration from an unusual sourceRead MoreJuly 8, 2017


A friend from one of our tours sent us a picture of her newest weave, and the inspiration for the piece is not what one might have expected!

Summer time workshop weekendRead MoreApril 22, 2017

This summer I am running a weekend of workshops in July.

What's OnRead MoreMarch 11, 2017


This coming week is a special one for us in the studio. We are celebrating the end of the first part of our tweed research project.

A beautiful book of weaving patternsRead MoreFebruary 18, 2017

Over in the USA the Handweaving.net team have come up trumps with an historical resource recreated.

Researching Shetland tweedRead MoreMay 7, 2016

We have just started a new project which will be looking for and at the traditions of Shetland tweed.

Update on Fiona DalyRead MoreNovember 3, 2015


Fiona Daly, our weaver in residence in 2012, has just been interviewed for the online journal, The Island Review.

A new member of staffRead MoreApril 25, 2015


We would like to welcome a new member of our team at GlobalYell.

A simple way to learn to weaveRead MoreJanuary 28, 2015

Etsy, the marketplace for makers, has a fun and simple tutorial online about weaving.

The woven pavilionRead MoreAugust 23, 2014

The University of Stuttgart and the Institute for Computational Design have created a pavilion based on the shells of beetles.