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A appeal for tweedRead MoreJune 16, 2018

The book about Shetland tweed is proceeding, albeit slowly!

Levenwick tweedRead MoreMay 19, 2018

Next week on Saturday there is to be a talk about tweed making in Levenwick.

A new bookRead MoreJuly 29, 2017


Over the past few months we have been doing some research into the tweeds from Shetland, dating from the 1920's until today. And now the book to accompany the research is almost finished!

Sampling for our futureRead MoreMay 27, 2017

This week we have been sampling in preparation for a new direction.

Interviews from the tweed research projectRead MoreMay 27, 2017

Regular readers of the blog will remember that we have been doing some research, finding out about tweed in Shetland.

The tweed research project endsRead MoreMarch 18, 2017


This weekend marked the end of the first part of the tweed research project and we held a lunch party on Saturday to celebrate.

Tweed research AugustRead MoreAugust 13, 2016

The tweed research project has started in earnest.

New folk at the studioRead MoreJuly 30, 2016


We have two new people in our team at GlobalYell. Welcome Hannah and Alicja!

CoincidencesRead MoreJune 11, 2016


A few years ago a friend and I coined a phrase when a moment of serendipity resulted in A Perfect Instant; a curlew moment.

The delight of discoveryRead MoreJune 4, 2016


We recently started a project looking at the tweeds of Shetland. We think there is a lot of tweed hidden in various places across the islands and we want to find out about it.