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Fragments of poetryRead MoreJuly 31, 2021

Embroidery has the power to evoke memory in Hoa Dung's work.

A visit to Making Nuno at Japan HouseRead MoreJune 19, 2021

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This week we visited Making Nuno at Japan House.

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.

Article of the week - number forty-nine - a printed cotton clothRead MoreFebruary 27, 2021

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Each week an article from the collection is selected for inclusion on the blog. This time it is a cotton cloth printed with Viking ships.

The 14th FebruaryRead MoreFebruary 15, 2021

Happy Valentine's Day (almost) everyone.

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

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The Shetland Tweed Company has a new online shop!

Africa FashionRead MoreJanuary 23, 2021

The V&A Museum is going to be hosting an exhibition showcasing the fashion from Africa. You might be able to help.

The ArcticRead MoreDecember 5, 2020

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