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The Techniques of Rug WeavingRead MoreMarch 21, 2020
There is a new book for viewing in the library when the studio reopens: Peter Collingwood's "The Techniques of Rug Weaving"
Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020
The temperature of textilesRead MoreFebruary 15, 2020
Textile creatives are mapping climate change in innovative ways.
Preserving traditional Zapotec weavingRead MoreNovember 23, 2019
Porfirio Gutierrez is a traditional Zapotec weaver who aims to protect, preserve and encourage the craft of weaving from his area.
A workshop in NovemberRead MoreNovember 9, 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.
Weaving in Gunjur, The GambiaRead MoreSeptember 21, 2019
We get many interesting visitors over the summer. One had just come back from The Gambia...
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...