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KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020


Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

Article of the Week number twenty eight - a Dilana rug and a runner. Read MoreAugust 22, 2020


Each week, an item (or two) is selected for inclusion in the blog. This time, a Dilana rug and runner.

Article of the Week number twenty seven - a Manatunga throwRead MoreAugust 15, 2020


Each week an article from the collection in studio is selected for the blog. This week it is a throw from New Zealand.

Article of the Week - number fifteenRead MoreMay 15, 2020


Each week a piece from the collection in the studio is highlighted in the blog. This week it is a New Zealand hanging.

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020


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

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


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.

The Woollen SurfboardRead MoreApril 13, 2019

Yes, you read that right! Surfboards made out of wool...

Nora Fok Read MoreFebruary 23, 2019


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