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The Passmore Edwards Public LibraryRead MoreMay 23, 2020

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Just down the road from where we live in London is the Passmore Edwards Public Library.

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.

Threads of LifeRead MoreJuly 27, 2019

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Thanks to a tip from a reader of the blog we have a new book for the library.

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.

Caring for TextilesRead MoreMay 4, 2019

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The care of fabrics and textiles is an art in itself. This book will help us preserve the collection.

A fantastical carpetRead MoreApril 13, 2019

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Here is another lovely idea; a carpet created to commemorate a 19th Century Finnish writer.

New books for the libraryRead MoreMarch 7, 2019

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Our library at the studio keeps growing. Here are the latest additions.

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.