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Lotus silkRead MoreFebruary 21, 2021

The lotus is grown for decoration and food. It also makes an expensive natural fibre.

Article of the week - number forty-eight - a school reportRead MoreFebruary 20, 2021


Each week a piece from the collection is selected to highlight in the blog. This week it is Ellie Evans' school report.

A grass mowing competitionRead MoreFebruary 20, 2021

In Kupres, a municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a grass mowing competition brings out the national costumes.

The WarmthRead MoreFebruary 20, 2021

Roselena Ramistella is an Italian photographer who has documented the stories of refugees and asylum seekers in Sicily in an unusual way.

Shetland Tweed researchRead MoreFebruary 20, 2021


Two years of research into Shetland Tweed has almost finished.

Lace, but not as we know itRead MoreFebruary 15, 2021

In the tropics and sub-tropics, jacaranda season signals the start of the hot time of year.

Shetland Tweed ResearchRead MoreFebruary 15, 2021

This week, on Wednesday, is the final part of the Research Degree with Glasgow School of Art: the viva.

Article of the Week - number forty-seven - A Canadian Arctic waistcoatRead MoreFebruary 15, 2021


Each week an article from the studio collection is selected to highlight in the blog. This time it is a waistcoat from the Canadian Arctic, pictured above.   Featuring the Rankin Inlet inuksuk, the standing stones that Inuit travellers place as a directional marker, this waistcoat is made fro...

An ocean of lifeRead MoreFebruary 15, 2021

Our blue planet has been immortalised in yarn.

The 14th FebruaryRead MoreFebruary 15, 2021

Happy Valentine's Day (almost) everyone.