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Heavy Metal Knitting Read MoreMay 11, 2019

The title says it all...

The textile designs of Lucienne DayRead MoreMay 11, 2019

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Lucienne Day was at the forefront of textile design in the post-war period in Britain. Her iconic fabrics appealed to the changing taste in modern pattern and colour.

Caring for TextilesRead MoreMay 4, 2019

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The care of fabrics and textiles is an art in itself. This book will help us preserve the collection.

Werner's Nomenclature of ColoursRead MoreMay 4, 2019

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The book Charles Darwin used to describe colours in nature on his voyage on the HMS Beagle has just arrived for the library!

Advertising ShetlandRead MoreMay 4, 2019

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As part of this engrossing study of Shetland's tweeds, a new-to-me advert has been added to the collection.

The hairy world of ShoplifterRead MoreMay 4, 2019

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Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir's installation at Kiasma in Helsinki looks like a lot of fun. Or does it? 

Patterns of an African villageRead MoreMay 4, 2019

Over in Burkina Faso, the women in a village decorate their homes.

Henry MooreRead MoreMay 4, 2019

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Henry Moore, the British artist most well-known for his semi-representational sculptures, also created textile designs.

4-SiteRead MoreApril 27, 2019

3rd Year students at Shetland College are holding their exhibition at the Textile Museum in Lerwick.

A bedspread fit for a KingRead MoreApril 27, 2019

A rather splendid bedspread has just gone on display in Cumbria, England.