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The Legend of Walter MercadoRead MoreSeptember 4, 2021

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If you like fabulous cloaks then this one is for you...

Greetings from Shetland!Read MoreSeptember 4, 2021

Shetland is home once again for a few weeks as I prepare the studios for new adventures.

Shetland... one last timeRead MoreAugust 28, 2021

This week I shall be heading North to Shetland one last time.

Knitted Keyboard IIRead MoreAugust 28, 2021

MIT has been working on a project to create a musical keyboard... using knitting.

The dangers of bookshopsRead MoreAugust 28, 2021

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Who doesn't love books?

Discovering Textiles - Greenland and its beading heritageRead MoreAugust 28, 2021

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The people of Greenland have a heritage of fine beadwork that is centuries old.

Article of the week - number eighty-two - a flag for a PopeRead MoreAugust 27, 2021

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Each week one item from the collection is highlighted in the blog. This week it is a flag that greeted a Pope in 1979.

Wearing propaganda 1931 - 45Read MoreAugust 27, 2021

During the Second World War clothing acted as a tool on the propaganda front.

Visible mendingRead MoreAugust 27, 2021

Visible mending is all the rage these days.

Article of the Week - number eighty one - a Madge Gill drawingRead MoreAugust 21, 2021

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This week's item from the collection to be highlighted in the blog is a drawing by outsider artist, Madge Gill.