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MITARead MoreOctober 10, 2020

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MITS, Italian Artistic Rug Manufacturer, worked with artists for fifty years, creating beautiful textiles.

A Wool Week presentationRead MoreOctober 3, 2020

It is Shetland Wool Week and here is a short video I made for it about Shetland Tweed.

Article of the Week - number thirty four - a tobacco silkRead MoreOctober 3, 2020

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This week's Article of the Week is a Tobacco Silk, a little piece of marketing history

Meryl McMasterRead MoreOctober 3, 2020

London's Canada House is closed but an exhibition by Meryl McMaster is online.

Hardy AmiesRead MoreOctober 3, 2020

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Hardy Amies was most famous for being Dressmaker by Appointment to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The Red DressRead MoreOctober 3, 2020

A red dress, weighty with embroidery and symbolism, holds many stories.

Shetland Wool Week 2020Read MoreSeptember 26, 2020

It is Shetland Wool Week!

Article of the Week - number thirty three - a Polish capeRead MoreSeptember 26, 2020

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Each week, an item from the collection is selected to show on the blog. This week it is a Polish cape.

What's on the loom?Read MoreSeptember 26, 2020

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The studio loom is busy with a new cloth - Silwick Seas.

Ava RothRead MoreSeptember 26, 2020

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Ava Roth is a Canadian artist who works with natural materials, including beeswax.