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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.

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.

Discovering Textiles - Canadian Inuit tapestryRead MoreMarch 27, 2021

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The Inuit People of Baffin Island, Canada started to produce tapestries in 1970, a serendipitous melding of hand skills and the traditional art of storytelling.

Socially responsible textilesRead MoreFebruary 27, 2021

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The fashion and garment industries around the world are becoming more responsible for their production.

The Shetland Tweed Company's new shopRead MoreJanuary 23, 2021

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The Shetland Tweed Company has a new online shop!

Africa FashionRead MoreJanuary 23, 2021

The V&A Museum is going to be hosting an exhibition showcasing the fashion from Africa. You might be able to help.

The ArcticRead MoreDecember 5, 2020

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A new exhibition has reopened at the British Museum in London: Arctic: Culture and Climate .

Embroidery and apartheidRead MoreNovember 28, 2020

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The apartheid years in South Africa were hugely destructive to many lives. Embroidery is helping some come to terms with the trauma.