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Thank you Read MoreMay 12, 2018

A Very Big Thank You to you in Readerland who sent thoughts on the odd happenings on the blog last week.

The textile collection at the studioRead MoreApril 21, 2018


Over the past twenty six years we have been collecting textiles and a few weeks ago, as regular readers of the blog will know, we have been storing and cataloguing the fabrics and costumes.

What's on the loom? Read MoreApril 21, 2018


This week we have been weaving fabric for The Shetland Tweed Company, inspired by the beautiful beach, sea and land at Skaw in Unst.

Lerwick Town HallRead MoreMarch 31, 2018


The Town Hall is Lerwick is open again after refurbishment. I had forgotten what a beautiful interior the Hall has...

Easter greetingsRead MoreMarch 31, 2018


The Christian celebration of Easter with its eggs, bunnies, fluffy yellow chicks and other similar cuteness is here and along with it some pretty creative ideas!

Happy New Year - Chinese styleRead MoreFebruary 16, 2018

Happy New Year of the Dog, everyone!

Liberty of LondonRead MoreJanuary 13, 2018

Liberty of London is holding another Open Call, this time for interiors design.

Thank youRead MoreJanuary 13, 2018

Thank you, friends, for all your well-wishes during this bout of 'flu.

What! No blog!Read MoreJanuary 6, 2018

Due to what is usually known as "technical difficulties" there is sadly no blog this week.

Lava Lamps and the security of the internetRead MoreDecember 30, 2017

Did you know that the safety and security of up to 10% of internet traffic is assured by... lava lamps?!