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Opportunity for graduate weaversRead MoreSeptember 1, 2018


Our neighbours across the water in Orkney have an exciting opportunity for a graduate weaver.

What's on Alvin?Read MoreDecember 9, 2017


Just before Storm Caroline hit and spread snow across Shetland Alvin the loom finished weaving some new cloth...

Cloths from The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreOctober 7, 2017


Last week I put up a short video of Alvin-the-loom working away on some new cloths. This week the fabrics are finished!

The Eshaness ClothsRead MoreSeptember 30, 2017

The newest cloths are done!

The magic of double weaveRead MoreSeptember 2, 2017

Did you know that there is a way to make two layers of cloth at the same time? Or cones? Or tubes? There is and it is a technique known as double weave.

Inspiration from an unusual sourceRead MoreJuly 8, 2017


A friend from one of our tours sent us a picture of her newest weave, and the inspiration for the piece is not what one might have expected!

Summer time workshop weekendRead MoreApril 22, 2017

This summer I am running a weekend of workshops in July.

What's OnRead MoreMarch 11, 2017


This coming week is a special one for us in the studio. We are celebrating the end of the first part of our tweed research project.

A beautiful book of weaving patternsRead MoreFebruary 18, 2017

Over in the USA the Handweaving.net team have come up trumps with an historical resource recreated.

Researching Shetland tweedRead MoreMay 7, 2016

We have just started a new project which will be looking for and at the traditions of Shetland tweed.