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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.

International Women's DayRead MoreMarch 6, 2021

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It is International Women's Day on March 8th. Happy celebrations everyone!

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 .

Article of the Week - number forty-three - the wedding dressRead MoreDecember 4, 2020

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Each week an item from the collection is chosen to highlight in the blog. This week it is a unique wedding dress.

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.

Jarracharra: dry season windRead MoreApril 18, 2020

Jarracharra is a wind that blows across Arnhem Land in Australia and it signals the beginning of the coming-together of people from Aboriginal clans.