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Shetland TweedRead MoreFebruary 27, 2021

Over the next few weeks the blog will be featuring some of the newly completed research from the Masters' Degree.

Socially responsible textilesRead MoreFebruary 27, 2021


The fashion and garment industries around the world are becoming more responsible for their production.

Parachuting to MarsRead MoreFebruary 27, 2021

The news this week has been full of pictures from Mars and the successful landing of NASA's rover.

Article of the week - number forty-nine - a printed cotton clothRead MoreFebruary 27, 2021


Each week an article from the collection is selected for inclusion on the blog. This time it is a cotton cloth printed with Viking ships.

Lotus silkRead MoreFebruary 21, 2021

The lotus is grown for decoration and food. It also makes an expensive natural fibre.

Article of the week - number forty-eight - a school reportRead MoreFebruary 20, 2021


Each week a piece from the collection is selected to highlight in the blog. This week it is Ellie Evans' school report.

A grass mowing competitionRead MoreFebruary 20, 2021

In Kupres, a municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a grass mowing competition brings out the national costumes.

The WarmthRead MoreFebruary 20, 2021

Roselena Ramistella is an Italian photographer who has documented the stories of refugees and asylum seekers in Sicily in an unusual way.

Shetland Tweed researchRead MoreFebruary 20, 2021


Two years of research into Shetland Tweed has almost finished.

Lace, but not as we know itRead MoreFebruary 15, 2021

In the tropics and sub-tropics, jacaranda season signals the start of the hot time of year.