» Skip to content

Recent articles

View all stories

Blog

Sign up for weekly updates about the world's creativity.

A fascinating findRead MoreOctober 16, 2021

Blog

Recently a fascinating find at a book fair has sparked an interest in yesteryear.

Maori and Shetland - a pattern connectionRead MoreSeptember 25, 2021

Blog

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

Discovering Textiles - Barron and LarcherRead MoreAugust 21, 2021

Blog

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

Blog

This week we visited Making Nuno at Japan House.

Shetland Tweed research - the 20th Century continuesRead MoreApril 3, 2021

Blog

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

Blog

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.

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

Blog

The Shetland Tweed Company has a new online shop!

The ArcticRead MoreDecember 5, 2020

Blog

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

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

Blog

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