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The Shetland Wave clothRead MoreSeptember 28, 2019

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Regular readers of the blog may remember that Alexa was weaving a cloth based on a painting of a wave.

Shetland's tweed history... and futureRead MoreSeptember 21, 2019

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The woven cloth of Shetland has been at the forefront of innovation and the industry has gone through cycles of popularity and decline. Now its future is in jeopardy.

The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreSeptember 7, 2019

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Our newest cloth, designed and woven by Alexa, has come back from the finishers and it is beautiful!

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

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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 Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreJune 1, 2019

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As many of you will know, I have my own company, The Shetland Tweed Company. This is what we have been doing recently.

Walking to workRead MoreApril 27, 2019

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It is the time of year for long walks in the evening, and for walking to and from the studio.

Summer opening at the studioRead MoreApril 6, 2019

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The studio has now opened for the season!

The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreMarch 9, 2019

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The Shetland Tweed Company website has been updated.