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Arts in care centresRead MoreApril 2, 2016

An opportunity to deliver workshops in care centres and social care settings in Shetland has come up. If you think you may be interested, take a look...

Just for fun...Read MoreApril 2, 2016

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We always have a bowl of sweeties or biscuits in the studio. Weavers need to operate on such things. Perhaps they have subliminally affected Kirsty's designs for The Shetland Tweed Company...

A mistake... or twoRead MoreMarch 26, 2016

Well, we are not infallible, you will be pleased to hear. Last week I made two mistakes in the blog...

The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreMarch 12, 2016

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The most exciting news we have this week is the launch of a new venture, The Shetland Tweed Company.

Shetland in the stormRead MoreJanuary 30, 2016

If you live in the UK (and possibly even if you don't) you will know that the islands got the full force of Storm Gertrude this week.

The Shanghai MuseumRead MoreJanuary 20, 2016

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Our almost-first stop in Shanghai was the Shanghai Museum.

The Christmas Craft FairRead MoreOctober 24, 2015

Shetland Arts and Crafts organisation has just published its Christmas Craft Fair booklet online.

October northern styleRead MoreOctober 13, 2015

A walk to work in October makes a difference...

The start of a new seasonRead MoreSeptember 5, 2015

It is now officially autumn and the nights are drawing in. The past few days have been cold up here in Shetland, and our thoughts are turning to winter.

The week that wasRead MoreAugust 22, 2015

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Last week was, as we say, Full On! We installed looms, ran open days and a textile tour. Here are some pictures of what we got up.