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UFO - the telly seriesRead MoreOctober 23, 2021

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The television series UFO features very stylish clothes.

WOWRead MoreOctober 9, 2021

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Each year a stunning and spectacular show takes place in New Zealand.

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.

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

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This week we visited Making Nuno at Japan House.

Article of the Week - number fifty-nine - A Feltex RugRead MoreMay 7, 2021

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Each week something from the collection is highlighted in the blog. This time it is a Feltex rug from New Zealand.

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.

Article of the Week - number fifty-two - a t-shirtRead MoreMarch 20, 2021

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Each week one article from the collection is chosen to highlight in the blog. This time it is "Ewe and Eye" by New Zealand artist, Barry Cleavin.