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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.

The last blog from ShetlandRead MoreSeptember 18, 2021

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This week we are celebrating twenty years of life in the isles and leave Shetland for a new life.

Shetland... one last timeRead MoreAugust 28, 2021

This week I shall be heading North to Shetland one last time.

A new clothRead MoreAugust 21, 2021

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The cloth on our loom in Yell is looking stupendous!

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.

From our correspondent - ShetlandRead MoreAugust 21, 2021

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In the first of our views from Shetland, Debra Mallett writes about a visit from Strawboys.

A new cloth from The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreJuly 31, 2021

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The loom in Shetland has been warped up for the next cloth from The Shetland Tweed Company.

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

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This week we visited Making Nuno at Japan House.

Shetland Tweed Research - a conclusionRead MoreMay 29, 2021

For the past few months the recently completed Research degree into Shetland Tweed has been condensed.

Shetland Tweed ResearchRead MoreMay 22, 2021

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The history of Shetland's tweed industry has been explored on the blog, and some of the characteristics that make Shetland Tweed special have been drawn out of the research. In this post more about how the research was undertaken is explained.