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Nuno at Japan HouseRead MoreMay 15, 2021

Making Nuno Japanese Textile Innovation from Sudo Reiko has opened at Japan House.

Discovering Textiles - Ghost NetsRead MoreMay 15, 2021

Around the globe plastics are ending up in the ocean where they threaten marine life and human livelihoods.

Shetland Tweed Research - What is Shetland Tweed? continuedRead MoreMay 15, 2021


The research that has just been completed this year continues to be summarised on the blog.

Wallhangings that tell a storyRead MoreMay 8, 2021

Traditional knowledge found a natural bedfellow in wallhangings in 1970s Canada.

Haptic and HueRead MoreMay 7, 2021

If you like textiles then have a look at this website.

Article of the Week - number fifty-nine - A Feltex RugRead MoreMay 7, 2021


Each week something from the collection is highlighted in the blog. This time it is a Feltex rug from New Zealand.

Discovering Textiles - The Chinese Collections in the Field MuseumRead MoreMay 7, 2021

Chicago's Field Museum has many fascinating artefacts including an extensive Chinese Textile collection.

Shetland Tweed Research - What is Shetland Tweed?Read MoreMay 7, 2021

The recently completed Master of Research degree is summarised weekly on the blog.

Archie Brennan at Dovecot StudiosRead MoreMay 1, 2021

Edinburgh's Dovecot Studios is currently hosting the long-awaited Archie Brennan exhibition.

Shetland tweed research - context continuedRead MoreMay 1, 2021


Shetland has long had a problem with its marketing of textiles...