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A visit to Making Nuno at Japan HouseRead MoreJune 19, 2021

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This week we visited Making Nuno at Japan House.

Chairs at The Shetland Museum and ArchivesRead MoreMay 15, 2021

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An exhibition of Fair Isle chairs is on at the moment in Lerwick's Shetland Museum.

Discovering Textiles - The Chinese Collections in the Field MuseumRead MoreMay 7, 2021

Chicago's Field Museum has many fascinating artefacts including an extensive Chinese Textile collection.

Article of the Week - number fifty-eight - A carpet from the Natural History MuseumRead MoreMay 1, 2021

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Each week one article is chosen from the studio collection to feature on the blog. This week it is a length of carpet, but not just any carpet...

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.

Discovering textilesRead MoreMarch 20, 2021

In a new section for this blog, each week there will be a feature called "Discovering Textiles".

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

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The Shetland Tweed Company has a new online shop!

The ArcticRead MoreDecember 5, 2020

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