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Nick Cave's SoundsuitsRead MoreApril 10, 2021

Artist Nick Cave uses everyday objects to question identity, race and gender.

Article of the Week - number fifty-five - a costume design Read MoreApril 10, 2021

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Each week an article from the collection is chosen to highlight in the blog. This week it is a costume design for Sadler's Wells.

Discovering Textiles - Sulawesi Banana clothRead MoreApril 10, 2021

The island of Sulawesi boasts a tradition of cloth made from banana fibres.

Shetland Tweed research - The Shetland sheepRead MoreApril 10, 2021

The story of Shetland Tweed continues in extract from the recently completed Masters Degree at Glasgow School of Art.

Article of the Week - number fifty-four - a woven cushion coverRead MoreApril 3, 2021

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Each week an article from the collection is highlighted in the blog. This time it is a small woven cushion cover with a goat motif.

Elena BerrioloRead MoreApril 3, 2021

Elena Berriolo is a New York artist who performs while sewing and making books.

Discovering Textiles - Wagga RugsRead MoreApril 3, 2021

The Australian National Quilt Register provides digital resources for the quilters from the country. Amongst them is information about Wagga Rugs; antique and vintage patchwork quilts made from sacks.

UNESCO intangible heritageRead MoreApril 3, 2021

UNESCO protects the world's cultural heritage through its Intangible Heritage Listings.

Shetland Tweed research - the 20th Century continuesRead MoreApril 3, 2021

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This week the story of Shetland Tweed in the 20th Century continues.

Shetland Tweed research - The 20th CenturyRead MoreMarch 27, 2021

This week the story of Shetland Tweed continues into the 20th Century.