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Bacteria in fashionRead MoreSeptember 21, 2019

Advances in the techniques of dyeing in fashion include the use of bacteria.

Weaving in Gunjur, The GambiaRead MoreSeptember 21, 2019

We get many interesting visitors over the summer. One had just come back from The Gambia...

A Sway of the HemRead MoreSeptember 21, 2019

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Helsinki's Airport Railway Station boasts a fantastic (and huge) art piece.

September in ShetlandRead MoreSeptember 21, 2019

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What changeable weather we are having. Perfect for September!

The journeys clothes takeRead MoreSeptember 14, 2019

This must be the ultimate in recycling recycling!

William Blake and the textile industryRead MoreSeptember 14, 2019

The Tate Gallery in London has just opened a new exhibition of William Blake, the Romantic poet and artist.

Japanese design motifsRead MoreSeptember 14, 2019

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The textile collection at the studio in Yell has a set of kimonos and haori (short coats) which include some men’s formal wear with crests on them.

A knitted Mini-MeRead MoreSeptember 14, 2019

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A friend in Australia has spent her convalescence creating knitted portraits.

Weavers at AdiesRead MoreSeptember 14, 2019

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The charity shops in Lerwick can always be counted on to provide something new and wonderful.

The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreSeptember 7, 2019

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Our newest cloth, designed and woven by Alexa, has come back from the finishers and it is beautiful!