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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.

Nora Fok Read MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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A friend-of-the-blog has sent in a link for an article on thisiscolossal.com which has had us enthralled.

The Joan Project and The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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Two exciting things have happened this week...

The Britain-Zimbabwe Society - a Research DayRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

On the 15th June this year, the Britain-Zimbabwe Society will be holding a Research Day focused on Creativity and Innovation in Zimbabwean Arts and Science.

A strange link between Shetland and WalesRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

In the tweed research project many interesting and unusual links are cropping up.

Symbols of home - the milaya bedsheets of South SudanRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

The South Sudanese Civil War has been ongoing for more than five years. In that time, more than a million people have fled the fighting to Uganda, many carrying their belongings in their bedsheets which are known as milaya.