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A tweedy familyRead MoreDecember 7, 2019
Each week a little more of the story of Shetland tweed is uncovered in the research project.
Shetland and Orkney - neighbours in tweedRead MoreNovember 30, 2019
More work in the archives in Lerwick has turned up a collaborative effort between the islands of Shetland and Orkney.
When did tweed start being made in Shetland?Read MoreNovember 23, 2019
This week the tweed research took a really rather splendid turn!
The arrival of tweed in the islandsRead MoreNovember 2, 2019
The research on Shetland tweed continues to surprise and delight...
The age of trust?Read MoreOctober 5, 2019
Teaching weaveRead MoreSeptember 28, 2019
The first workshop of ours for Wool Week has finished. It is such a joy to watch people create beautiful things.
Shetland's tweed history... and futureRead MoreSeptember 21, 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.
Conserving the Emperor's CarpetRead MoreJune 22, 2019
The Metropolitan Museum in New York conserved and displayed a unique carpet. The job took years...