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Shetland tweed in the Archive StoreRead MoreApril 20, 2019

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On Friday this week I visited the Shetland Museum and Archives Store, a fascinating and eclectic collection of all things Shetland.

Shetland tweed bookRead MoreApril 20, 2019

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The second printing of the Shetland Tweed book has arrived.

New items for the collectionRead MoreApril 6, 2019

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It seems a little while since we added anything to the studio collection of textiles and garments.

Tweed research updateRead MoreMarch 30, 2019

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Over the next two years I am doing a Masters Degree at Glasgow School of Art, looking at the history, practice and future of Shetland's tweeds. The research took a turn this week...

What's on the loom?Read MoreMarch 23, 2019

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Alvin, the studio loom, is being busy...

Tweed research updateRead MoreMarch 16, 2019

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We have a fantastic archive of textiles in the Shetland Museum and Archive Store and there is a comprehensive tweed collection which is proving to be Very Useful.

Nora Fok Read MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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A friend-of-the-blog has sent in a link for an article on thisiscolossal.com which has had us enthralled.

The Joan Project and The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

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Two exciting things have happened this week...

The Britain-Zimbabwe Society - a Research DayRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

On the 15th June this year, the Britain-Zimbabwe Society will be holding a Research Day focused on Creativity and Innovation in Zimbabwean Arts and Science.

A strange link between Shetland and WalesRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

In the tweed research project many interesting and unusual links are cropping up.