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London lifeRead MoreMarch 28, 2020

The capital is, like most of the world, quiet, but there are still surprises to be had in the city.

Sloppy JoRead MoreMarch 7, 2020

Shetland may be responsible for another of the world's fashion items: the Sloppy Joe.

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020

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Each week the blog presents a different article from the collection in the studio. This week, a woven whirlpool...

A confluence of coincidenceRead MoreFebruary 22, 2020

Early in the New Year, the Fates conspired in a rather wonderful way!

English Costume of the 17th CenturyRead MoreNovember 2, 2019

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The delights of opening an old volume to discover the treasures within cannot be quantified, can they?

Late summer in ShetlandRead MoreAugust 3, 2019

It is a little while since we shared some pics of the islands. This year the summer colours are absolutely brilliant, in all senses of the word.

Conserving the Emperor's CarpetRead MoreJune 22, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum in New York conserved and displayed a unique carpet. The job took years...

Flowers at the studioRead MoreJune 15, 2019

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Over the time we have been in the buildings in Sellafirth, fourteen years now, we have been looking after the wild flowers that come up each year in what looks like barren ground.

Weavers of the CloudsRead MoreMay 18, 2019

London's Fashion and Textile Museum is hosting an exhibition dedicated to the textiles of Peru.

Nora Fok Read MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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A friend-of-the-blog has sent in a link for an article on thisiscolossal.com which has had us enthralled.