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Forest in the SunRead MoreJuly 16, 2022

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In 1976, a tapestry was completed for the "Beehive" in Wellington.

World Of Wearable ArtRead MoreJune 5, 2022

The World of Wearable Art is open again.

Samar HejaziRead MoreJune 4, 2022

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Toronto-based visual artist, Samar Hejazi, tells stories and explores her Palestinian roots through intricate textile works.

The Peat Project in ShetlandRead MoreApril 30, 2022

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Peat is an important resource and a sequester of carbon.

Natural dyesRead MoreMarch 26, 2022

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As part of The Peat Project, the current Shetland project, natural dyes have been used creatively.

Connecting ThoughtsRead MoreMarch 12, 2022

In these days of yet more uncertainty and anxiety, here is something to make you smile.

UFO - the telly seriesRead MoreOctober 23, 2021

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The television series UFO features very stylish clothes.

Maori and Shetland - a pattern connectionRead MoreSeptember 25, 2021

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An unexpected link between Shetland and New Zealand was revealed by visitors to the studio.

StrandbeestsRead MoreSeptember 18, 2021

In these days of anxiety about rising sea levels one man's quest has created unique beings with polymer sails.

Discovering Textiles - Barron and LarcherRead MoreAugust 21, 2021

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In the 1920s and '30s two designer-makers were at the forefront of a revival in hand-block printing in Britain.