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Article of the Week - number fourteenRead MoreMay 9, 2020

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Each week the blog features something from the collection in the studio. This week, a blanket.

Cute!Read MoreApril 4, 2020

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A few happy pictures of a new arrival, Laurie, warm and snug in Shetland Tweed.

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020

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Each week the blog presents a different article from the collection in the studio. This week, a woven whirlpool...

Late summer in ShetlandRead MoreAugust 3, 2019

It is a little while since we shared some pics of the islands. This year the summer colours are absolutely brilliant, in all senses of the word.

Conserving the Emperor's CarpetRead MoreJune 22, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum in New York conserved and displayed a unique carpet. The job took years...

Flowers at the studioRead MoreJune 15, 2019

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Over the time we have been in the buildings in Sellafirth, fourteen years now, we have been looking after the wild flowers that come up each year in what looks like barren ground.

The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreJune 1, 2019

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As many of you will know, I have my own company, The Shetland Tweed Company. This is what we have been doing recently.

The Coast Salish wool dogRead MoreApril 20, 2019

While it may be somewhat odd for some of us to think of using dog hair as a weaving material - after all, dogs are our friends not a farmed species - for some it is highly prized.

Nora Fok Read MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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A friend-of-the-blog has sent in a link for an article on thisiscolossal.com which has had us enthralled.

The Joan Project and The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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Two exciting things have happened this week...