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The Woollen SurfboardRead MoreApril 13, 2019
Yes, you read that right! Surfboards made out of wool...
Floor clothsRead MoreApril 13, 2019
A recent article about Merrill Comeau, an American artist who uses textiles to explore memory, redemption and women's experiences, led to some interesting thoughts.
Bottle uppers, seaweed solesRead MoreApril 13, 2019
A Mexican inventor, Jorge Castro Ramos, has created a way of using the sargassum seaweed that washes up on beaches each year in the hundreds of tonnes: sports shoe soles.
Suzanne CooperRead MoreApril 6, 2019
Suzanne Cooper was a Modernist painter and wood engraver who also made petit point designs for cushions.
New items for the collectionRead MoreApril 6, 2019
The patterns of musicRead MoreApril 6, 2019
The Needlework Development SchemeRead MoreMarch 30, 2019
In 1934 a project was developed between industry and art and design education. This was the Needlework Development Scheme.
Sir Henry Wellcome and the wooden statuetteRead MoreMarch 30, 2019
The pharmacist cum collector, philanthropist and entrepreneur, Sir Henry Wellcome, had an extensive collection of objects which spanned cultures across the globe. One piece is especially interesting.
The clocks have changedRead MoreMarch 30, 2019
By the time you receive this, dear readers, the clocks in the UK will have shifted to British Summertime.