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Shetland Heritage tea towelsRead MoreJune 11, 2014


Adies was a weave concern in the lovely village of Voe on the Mainland of Shetland. Selling worldwide, the company finally ceased trading in the 1980's and the archive collection was given to the Shetland Museum and Archives while some of the pieces were given to the Shetland Textile Museum.

2014Read MoreDecember 28, 2013

Happy New Year, loyal readers.

Bugs and textilesRead MoreDecember 20, 2013


An age-old animosity between textile lovers of two different sorts just got a refreshing makeover for me.

Merry Christmas everyoneRead MoreDecember 12, 2013

Merry Christmas everyone!

Lego to make you giggleRead MoreNovember 7, 2013

The last picture of the slideshow on this page will make you giggle... a lot!

A tower block in ParisRead MoreOctober 25, 2013

People have apparently been flocking to a tower block in Paris which has been decorated by artists.

STOP! The road sign rugRead MoreOctober 25, 2013


How about this for a fabby take on a Persian rug!

Heritage CraftsRead MoreOctober 5, 2013

There seems to be a lot of interest around heritage crafts at the moment.

A Perfect DayRead MoreAugust 13, 2013


It is fast approaching autumn here in Shetland and the air is cooler, the light is clear and crisp, and the birds are gathering for their annual migrations away from the islands.

A calendar full of optical funRead MoreAugust 1, 2013

Now, this is truly an interactive experience...