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Folk and Festival Costume of the WorldRead MoreJuly 3, 2021

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Across the world people dress to celebrate culture and identity.

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

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This week we visited Making Nuno at Japan House.

A plaster dressing gownRead MoreJune 5, 2021

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Tate Modern in London has an exhibition of Auguste Rodin's works showing how the sculptor created his unique forms.

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 .

The red dress revisitedRead MoreOctober 10, 2020

Following last week's blog about the Red Dress, a reader got in touch...

The Red DressRead MoreOctober 3, 2020

A red dress, weighty with embroidery and symbolism, holds many stories.