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Arms and Legs CompetitionRead MoreMarch 3, 2018

Have you remembered about the Shetland Textile Museum's competition, this year on the theme of Arms and Legs?

Uli designsRead MoreFebruary 10, 2018

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In Nigeria, the Igbo people have painted designs on their bodies and on the walls of their buildings for centuries.

Artist Textiles in LanarkRead MoreFebruary 3, 2018

The New Lanark Visitor Centre has just reopened and the first show is artist textiles.

Regency patchworkRead MoreJanuary 27, 2018

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The Victoria and Albert Museum collection includes some extraordinary textiles. Now there is a chance to learn more about one of them.

Scythians at the British MuseumRead MoreDecember 2, 2017

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There is a fascinating exhibition at the British Museum in London; ancient Siberians called the Scythians.

Arms and LegsRead MoreOctober 7, 2017

The Shetland Textile Museum has a new competition.

People who touch woolRead MoreSeptember 9, 2017

A new exhibition has just begun at the Shetland Museum and Archives: People who touch wool.

How to read a dressRead MoreJuly 1, 2017

This looks like a fun, not to mention informative, thing to do of a July evening!

Shetland Textile MuseumRead MoreMay 13, 2017

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If you are coming to Shetland, pay a visit to the Shetland Textile Museum.

Conserving textilesRead MoreMay 6, 2017

The American Museum of Natural History's anthropology collection has some artefacts from Siberia, and these require some extra special care and attention.