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Embroidery on the catwalkRead MoreJuly 10, 2021

Fashion is back, and with an important message...

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.

Articles of the Week - number forty-five - a coelacanthRead MoreJanuary 30, 2021

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Each week an article from the studio collection is selected to highlight in the blog. This week it is an embroidery created by Walter Oltmann.

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 .

Embroidery and apartheidRead MoreNovember 28, 2020

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The apartheid years in South Africa were hugely destructive to many lives. Embroidery is helping some come to terms with the trauma.

The Secret Garden Read MoreOctober 24, 2020

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Gardening and nature has been a life-saver for humanity.