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Thank youRead MoreMay 21, 2022

A few weeks ago a request went out on the blog to find a loom.

Knitwear crossing boundariesRead MoreMay 21, 2022


Tribal and ethnic motifs have long been used in textile design.

The Dress CircleRead MoreMay 20, 2022

The Dress Circle: New Zealand Fashion Design Since 1940 promises to continue to be a fascinating read.

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.