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Fair Isle and AndalusiaRead MoreSeptember 15, 2018

The Shetland Museum windows are home to two woven banners which come with intriguing backgrounds.

A mushroom bagRead MoreSeptember 15, 2018

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No, not a bag FOR mushrooms. THIS is a bag made FROM mushrooms.

The cosmos, knitted.Read MoreSeptember 15, 2018

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On the other side of the world, in Australia, Sarah Spencer has engineered a domestic knitting machine to make a stupendous map of the constellations.

Autumn in ShetlandRead MoreSeptember 14, 2018

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The ending of the summer in Shetland is always dramatic.

Edward Burne-JonesRead MoreSeptember 8, 2018

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The Pre-Raphaelite artist and designer, Edward Burne-Jones, is the focus of an exhibition coming to Tate Britain in October.

Food and fabricRead MoreSeptember 8, 2018

The world has been influenced by textiles in unexpected ways. This week two have been highlighted on social media.

Touring ShetlandRead MoreSeptember 7, 2018

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It is the last two weeks of tours in Shetland. What a stupendous summer it has been.

Can you help?Read MoreSeptember 1, 2018

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A new piece has just been added to the textile collection but there is a bit of mystery surrounding it.

Prue's new bookRead MoreSeptember 1, 2018

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A few years ago, Prue and Alison came on tour with us. It appears Prue has been busy since!

Enid Marx Study MorningRead MoreSeptember 1, 2018

Here is something that will appeal to to designers everywhere; a study morning at the Warner Textile Archive's collection of Enid Marx's designs.