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Sunday and next week's blogRead MoreOctober 12, 2019

Today, Sunday 13th October, I am doing a concert in Sellafirth.

Barkcloth at the HunterianRead MoreOctober 12, 2019


The Hunterian Museum at the University of Glasgow is currently showing a collection of barkcloths.

The power of textilesRead MoreOctober 12, 2019


A visitor to the studio in August has a connection which is very close to home.

A universe of beadsRead MoreOctober 12, 2019

Margaret Nazon, a Canadian artist, uses beads to create celestial bodies.

Shonibare at the TateRead MoreOctober 5, 2019


Yinka Shonibare's artwork, The British Library, is on show at Tate Modern for another few weeks.

Textile Museum, NetherlandsRead MoreOctober 5, 2019

I only just learned about this amazing place in The Netherlands - a former factory turned over to museum/ workspace.

New people at the studioRead MoreOctober 5, 2019

We have a new member of staff!

The age of trust?Read MoreOctober 5, 2019


Recently two visitors to the studio were talking about how tweeds and knitting were sold...

The end of the seasonRead MoreOctober 5, 2019


Wool Week marks the finish of the tourism season in the islands but not the end of the work we do!

Teaching weaveRead MoreSeptember 28, 2019

The first workshop of ours for Wool Week has finished. It is such a joy to watch people create beautiful things.