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


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


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


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.

GlobalYell's textile studioRead MoreMay 15, 2021


The studio in Yell has been spruced-up and is almost ready to receive artists once again.

Shetland Tweed Research - What is Shetland Tweed? continuedRead MoreMay 15, 2021


The research that has just been completed this year continues to be summarised on the blog.

Shetland Tweed Research - What is Shetland Tweed?Read MoreMay 7, 2021

The recently completed Master of Research degree is summarised weekly on the blog.

Shetland tweed research - context continuedRead MoreMay 1, 2021


Shetland has long had a problem with its marketing of textiles...

Shetland tweed research - putting the research into contextRead MoreApril 24, 2021

Now that the history of Shetland's Tweed industry has been explored, attention shifts...

Shetland Tweed research - The 21st CenturyRead MoreApril 17, 2021

The story of Shetland Tweed continues in extracts from the recently completed Masters Degree at Glasgow School of Art.