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UFO - the telly seriesRead MoreOctober 23, 2021

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The television series UFO features very stylish clothes.

Maori and Shetland - a pattern connectionRead MoreSeptember 25, 2021

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An unexpected link between Shetland and New Zealand was revealed by visitors to the studio.

Discovering Textiles - Barron and LarcherRead MoreAugust 21, 2021

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In the 1920s and '30s two designer-makers were at the forefront of a revival in hand-block printing in Britain.

Discovering Textiles - The Royal Ontario Museum's collection from MadagascarRead MoreAugust 12, 2021

The island of Madagascar lies in the middle of oceanic trade routes as its textiles show.

The Creative Wellbeing FestivalRead MoreJuly 24, 2021

The Creative Wellbeing Festival has started.

Dada, dance and designRead MoreJuly 24, 2021

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Sophie Taeuber-Arp was a trained artist and textile designer, a wood-turner and sculptor, a teacher and a dancer. An exhibition at Tate Modern (you can see the details here) of the artist's work has just opened. In the show are numerous examples of the drawings, design plans and artefacts that Soph...

Brighton Museum and Art GalleryRead MoreJuly 10, 2021

Last weekend we managed to get to Brighton for a few days.

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.