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Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020
The death of traditional Shetland tweed?Read MoreFebruary 29, 2020
Fair Isle on the BBCRead MoreFebruary 22, 2020
Fair Isle has given its name to the colour-filled jumpers which are known the world over. 50 year old photographs bring their past to life.
Shetland tweed updateRead MoreFebruary 1, 2020
The second (and final) year of tweed research has just kicked off.
A tweedy familyRead MoreDecember 7, 2019
Each week a little more of the story of Shetland tweed is uncovered in the research project.
When did tweed start being made in Shetland?Read MoreNovember 23, 2019
This week the tweed research took a really rather splendid turn!
Teaching weaveRead MoreSeptember 28, 2019
The first workshop of ours for Wool Week has finished. It is such a joy to watch people create beautiful things.
Shetland's tweed history... and futureRead MoreSeptember 21, 2019
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...