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Discovering Textiles - Jean-Henri FabreRead MoreJuly 31, 2021
Jean-Henri Fabre was an "entomological philosopher", a poet and a scientist who held patents for a textile dye.
Can plant silk replace plastic?Read MoreJuly 31, 2021
Scientists at the University of Cambridge have created a possible replacement for plastic.
A new cloth from The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreJuly 31, 2021
Fragments of poetryRead MoreJuly 31, 2021
Embroidery has the power to evoke memory in Hoa Dung's work.
Iran's traditions of textile making include weaving.
Fiberchats on YouTubeRead MoreJuly 24, 2021
A YouTube channel for those who like the fibre arts has videos with some Shetland creatives.
Dada, dance and designRead MoreJuly 24, 2021
Sophie Taeuber-Arp was a trained artist and textile designer, a wood-turner and sculptor, a teacher and a dancer. An exhibition at Tate Modern (you can see the details here) of the artist's work has just opened. In the show are numerous examples of the drawings, design plans and artefacts that Soph...