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Van Gogh got woollyRead MoreApril 14, 2018

Nearly every week people write to me from all over the world, sending links to interesting articles and sites. How about this for fascinating?

Music inspired by weavingRead MoreApril 14, 2018

This week, on Thursday 19th April, a new work premieres by Helen Grime; Woven Space.

Mark Lomax and Mark LomaxRead MoreApril 7, 2018


There is an intriguing exhibition on at the moment in Ullapool: Mark Lomax and Mark Lomax.

The Art of Craft or the Craft of Art?Read MoreApril 7, 2018


This week there has been high excitement in the studio. I bought an embroidery and it was delivered on Friday to much acclaim.

Japanese clothingRead MoreApril 7, 2018


Two books have arrived for the reference library in the studio: The clothes of the Ainu People and The Book of Kimono.

Lerwick Town HallRead MoreApril 1, 2018


The Town Hall is Lerwick is open again after refurbishment. I had forgotten what a beautiful interior the Hall has...

Summer Exhibition 2018Read MoreApril 1, 2018


As you, our regular readers will know, we have a small summer exhibition of textiles from around the world.

A new material from basketsRead MoreMarch 31, 2018

A unique material has come about because of Japanese basket patterns.

Easter greetingsRead MoreMarch 31, 2018


The Christian celebration of Easter with its eggs, bunnies, fluffy yellow chicks and other similar cuteness is here and along with it some pretty creative ideas!

Summer seasonRead MoreMarch 24, 2018

This year the visitor season starts early. In fact, this Friday coming!