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The Legend of Walter MercadoRead MoreSeptember 4, 2021


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


Who doesn't love books?

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


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


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


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