» Skip to content

Blog

Sign up for our weekly updates which tell you what we have been up to, and what has been exciting us over the previous seven days.

A visit to Making Nuno at Japan HouseRead MoreJune 19, 2021

Blog

This week we visited Making Nuno at Japan House.

Article of the Week - number fifty-nine - A Feltex RugRead MoreMay 7, 2021

Blog

Each week something from the collection is highlighted in the blog. This time it is a Feltex rug from New Zealand.

Shetland Tweed research - the 20th Century continuesRead MoreApril 3, 2021

Blog

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

Blog

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.

The Shetland Tweed Company's new shopRead MoreJanuary 23, 2021

Blog

The Shetland Tweed Company has a new online shop!

The ArcticRead MoreDecember 5, 2020

Blog

A new exhibition has reopened at the British Museum in London: Arctic: Culture and Climate .

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

Blog

Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

Article of the Week - number twenty two - Tutankhamun Rya rug Read MoreJuly 11, 2020

Blog

Each week a piece from the studio collection is selected for the blog. This time it is a (possible) Rya rug of Tutankhamun..

The Techniques of Rug WeavingRead MoreMarch 21, 2020

There is a new book for viewing in the library when the studio reopens: Peter Collingwood's "The Techniques of Rug Weaving"