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ABC of Men's FashionRead MoreJune 16, 2018

We have a new book in the library: Hardy Amies' ABC of Men's Fashion.

Traditional needlework designsRead MoreMay 26, 2018


We have a new addition to the library: The Needlepoint Workbook of Traditional Designs.

Japanese clothingRead MoreApril 7, 2018


Two books have arrived for the reference library in the studio: The clothes of the Ainu People and The Book of Kimono.

New book for the library - Wheels and LoomsRead MoreDecember 14, 2017

We have a new addition to the library; a book of plans for spinning wheels and looms.

New acquisitionsRead MoreSeptember 2, 2017

If you have recently visited the studio you will know that we have a collection of interesting clothing and textiles from around the world.

Reference library listRead MoreAugust 6, 2016

Thanks to volunteer, Rachel, we have a list now of the library books, magazines and resource materials.

Books for the libraryRead MoreJuly 4, 2016

Another visit to the charity shop has resulted in a haul of four interesting books for the library.

Arctic clothingRead MoreJune 13, 2016


We have a new book for the library; Arctic Clothing.

The art of JordanRead MoreMay 28, 2016

Regular readers of the blog (thank you all) will know we have a library to which we add constantly. This week's purchase is a book on Jordan.

Our studio libraryRead MoreMarch 5, 2016

Our studio library is growing, thanks to our local charity shops and eBay.