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No blogRead MoreJuly 3, 2014

There is no blog this week because I am away.

Simmer DimRead MoreJune 21, 2014


Happy Simmer Dim everyone. Midnight on the longest day of the year.

Shetland Heritage tea towelsRead MoreJune 11, 2014


Adies was a weave concern in the lovely village of Voe on the Mainland of Shetland. Selling worldwide, the company finally ceased trading in the 1980's and the archive collection was given to the Shetland Museum and Archives while some of the pieces were given to the Shetland Textile Museum.

2014Read MoreDecember 28, 2013

Happy New Year, loyal readers.

Bugs and textilesRead MoreDecember 20, 2013


An age-old animosity between textile lovers of two different sorts just got a refreshing makeover for me.

Merry Christmas everyoneRead MoreDecember 12, 2013

Merry Christmas everyone!

Lego to make you giggleRead MoreNovember 7, 2013

The last picture of the slideshow on this page will make you giggle... a lot!

From the subcontinentRead MoreNovember 7, 2013

Two textile stories this week about India have been in the headlines.

A tower block in ParisRead MoreOctober 25, 2013

People have apparently been flocking to a tower block in Paris which has been decorated by artists.

STOP! The road sign rugRead MoreOctober 25, 2013


How about this for a fabby take on a Persian rug!