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Wraps from The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreJuly 4, 2020

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The Shetland Tweed Company cloth is woven in the studio in Yell. Now there are wraps made from the fabric available.

What's on the loom?Read MoreJune 27, 2020

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Here is another version of the cloth that Alexa is weaving in the studio.

What is on the loom?Read MoreJune 20, 2020

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Alexa has been weaving cloth for The Shetland Tweed Company. Here are some pictures of the most recent fabric.

Some good newsRead MoreJune 13, 2020

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This week there is some encouraging news.

Article of the Week - number seventeenRead MoreMay 30, 2020

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Each week something from the studio collection is selected to showcase. This week it is a piece by local Shetland artist, Diane Garrick.

Spring in ShetlandRead MoreMay 9, 2020

May marks the start of the Spring season in Shetland, with lambs and bulbs in flower. Usually it is also the start of the touring season...

Shetland tweed connectionsRead MoreApril 11, 2020

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As regular readers of the blog will know, I am currently researching Shetland's tweed heritage and history. This week a new link has joined the chain: one with unexpected yet familiar connections.

Tweed as inspirationRead MoreMarch 28, 2020

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The Shetland Tweed Company's cloth turns up all sorts of places!

Sloppy JoRead MoreMarch 7, 2020

Shetland may be responsible for another of the world's fashion items: the Sloppy Joe.

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020

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