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Thread Bearing Witness - Alice KettleRead MoreSeptember 18, 2021


Alice Kettle started a project in 2017 that explores cultural heritage, displacement and migration.

The last blog from ShetlandRead MoreSeptember 18, 2021


This week we are celebrating twenty years of life in the isles and leave Shetland for a new life.

Article of the week - number eighty-four - kente cloth from GhanaRead MoreSeptember 11, 2021


This week's articles to highlight in the blog are a table runner and napkins from Ghana.

The SwanRead MoreSeptember 10, 2021


Our Shetland correspondent has been on a sea voyage on the Swan.

Another chance to experience spider silk textiles.Read MoreSeptember 10, 2021

Spider silk is strong and light, and incredibly difficult to make into textiles.

Pondering weavingRead MoreSeptember 10, 2021

In the last few days of my life in Shetland I have been thinking about craft and its health benefits for people.

Discovering Textiles - Jo Torr and Pacific CrossingsRead MoreSeptember 10, 2021

Jo Torr, a New Zealand artist, explores identity, encounter and exchange through costume.

Discovering Textiles - Fred J MaroonRead MoreSeptember 4, 2021

Fred J Maroon was a travel photographer with an international reputation.

Article of the week - number eighty-three - a cross-cultural shirtRead MoreSeptember 4, 2021


This week's article of the week is a shirt that mixes cultures stylishly.

Joel S AllenRead MoreSeptember 4, 2021

Joel S Allen is an artist with an interest in making.