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Southern Crossings OperaRead MoreMay 14, 2022

Opera has a unique power to weave fascinating stories together.

Crochet coral reefsRead MoreMay 14, 2022

The Crochet Coral Reef continues to grow...

Creative FibreRead MoreMay 12, 2022

If you want to know what is going on in New Zealand in the textile world, here is a useful link.

Yvonne RustRead MoreMay 12, 2022

Yvonne Rust was a New Zealand artist who sculpted, played piano, wrote and painted.

The elephant that fellRead MoreMay 7, 2022

Jeffrey Paparoa Homan has written a poem about Tuffi, a famous elephant.

Shetland College degree show Read MoreMay 7, 2022


The Shetland College degree show is underway.

Into the hillsRead MoreMay 7, 2022


This week a car trip into the hills proved unexpectedly wonderful.

Dalia JamesRead MoreMay 7, 2022

Dalia James is a weaver who is inspired by shape and colour to create intricate artworks.

About tweed typesRead MoreMay 7, 2022

As part of some research we have been looking at tweed that does not come from Scotland...

Thrift to FantasyRead MoreMay 6, 2022


From the 1930s through to the 1950s, homemade textiles were necessary, important and a source of pride.