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The world's rarest textileRead MoreNovember 16, 2019
This week a rare sea silk hat was auctioned in New York.
The arrival of tweed in the islandsRead MoreNovember 2, 2019
The research on Shetland tweed continues to surprise and delight...
Fiona DalyRead MoreAugust 31, 2019
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.
Frances RichardsRead MoreJune 22, 2019
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
Shetland tweed in the Archive StoreRead MoreApril 20, 2019
Bottle uppers, seaweed solesRead MoreApril 13, 2019
A Mexican inventor, Jorge Castro Ramos, has created a way of using the sargassum seaweed that washes up on beaches each year in the hundreds of tonnes: sports shoe soles.