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Looking for information about Shetland's tweedsRead MoreDecember 8, 2018
2019 is going to be An Exciting Year! There are the usual goings-on at the studio, but also music, and fashion, and the next stage of the tweed research project.
The Art of ScienceRead MoreDecember 1, 2018
Have you ever seen embroidery and quilting used as a teaching aid for astronomy?
Craft residencies... in Newfoundland and Labrador!Read MoreDecember 1, 2018
Joanne B Kaar, who you may remember makes artists cabinets of curiosity amongst other art, sent in this link to some craft residencies. What a fantastic opportunity to do some exploring.
Shetland's NovemberRead MoreDecember 1, 2018
Harris Tweed filmRead MoreDecember 1, 2018
A friend recently sent a link to a film from the National Library of Scotland, all about Harris Tweed.
Returning treasuresRead MoreNovember 24, 2018
We all know the debate; the pros and cons of returning antiquities and artefacts that have been collected from around the world in the colonial eras. Here are some pieces that African countries would like back.
Breathing new life into an Ercol rockerRead MoreNovember 24, 2018
Many of you will know Ercol, the furniture maker which produces iconic chairs and tables. Last week we acquired a classic rocking chair...
Lizzie Borden and her dirty laundryRead MoreNovember 17, 2018
If the purpose of art is to thrill, engage and titilate then I think our purchase last week for the collection may have fulfilled its aims.