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UFO - the telly seriesRead MoreOctober 23, 2021

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The television series UFO features very stylish clothes.

Maori and Shetland - a pattern connectionRead MoreSeptember 25, 2021

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An unexpected link between Shetland and New Zealand was revealed by visitors to the studio.

Discovering Textiles - Fred J MaroonRead MoreSeptember 4, 2021

Fred J Maroon was a travel photographer with an international reputation.

Article of the week - number eighty-three - a cross-cultural shirtRead MoreSeptember 4, 2021

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This week's article of the week is a shirt that mixes cultures stylishly.

BiosmockingRead MoreAugust 21, 2021

The properties of spider silk have been used to create a new technique - biosmocking.

Discovering Textiles - Barron and LarcherRead MoreAugust 21, 2021

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In the 1920s and '30s two designer-makers were at the forefront of a revival in hand-block printing in Britain.

Discovering Textiles - Antoni and AlisonRead MoreJuly 10, 2021

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A design duo who kicked off the digital printing revolution.

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.