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Shetland Tweed research - the 20th Century continuesRead MoreApril 3, 2021

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This week the story of Shetland Tweed in the 20th Century continues.

Shetland Tweed research - The 20th CenturyRead MoreMarch 27, 2021

This week the story of Shetland Tweed continues into the 20th Century.

Discovering Textiles - Canadian Inuit tapestryRead MoreMarch 27, 2021

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The Inuit People of Baffin Island, Canada started to produce tapestries in 1970, a serendipitous melding of hand skills and the traditional art of storytelling.

The Shetland Tweed Company's new shopRead MoreJanuary 23, 2021

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The Shetland Tweed Company has a new online shop!

The ArcticRead MoreDecember 5, 2020

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A new exhibition has reopened at the British Museum in London: Arctic: Culture and Climate .

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

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Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

Studio goings-onRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

There has not been an update for a little while. Here is what is going on...

The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreAugust 1, 2020

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The newest cloth from The Shetland Tweed Company is complete.

Wraps from The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreJuly 4, 2020

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The Shetland Tweed Company cloth is woven in the studio in Yell. Now there are wraps made from the fabric available.

What's on the loom?Read MoreJune 27, 2020

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Here is another version of the cloth that Alexa is weaving in the studio.