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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.

Matching masks to fashionRead MoreOctober 24, 2020

African fabrics are more fashionable than ever.

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

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Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

Monkey ShrineRead MoreAugust 1, 2020

A new set of lithographs by Judith Mason from South Africa features tapestries...

Article of the Week - number twenty oneRead MoreJuly 4, 2020

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Each week an item (or two) is featured on the blog. This week it is African fabrics.

New acquisitions Read MoreJune 13, 2020

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Two new pieces have just been added to the studio collection. One is from South Africa, the other from Japan.

Maxhosa AfricaRead MoreJune 6, 2020

Laduma Ngxokolo from South Africa started his company, Maxhosa Africa, in 2012 because he wanted to create a knitwear collection for Xhosa initiates.