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The weather in ShetlandRead MoreNovember 21, 2020

This time of year the weather in the isles is often dramatic!

Article of the Week - number thirty three - a Polish capeRead MoreSeptember 26, 2020

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Each week, an item from the collection is selected to show on the blog. This week it is a Polish cape.

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

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Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

The trouble with woolRead MoreJuly 25, 2020

Wool, it seems, is not in good health...

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020

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Each week the blog presents a different article from the collection in the studio. This week, a woven whirlpool...

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...

Flowers at the studioRead MoreJune 15, 2019

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Over the time we have been in the buildings in Sellafirth, fourteen years now, we have been looking after the wild flowers that come up each year in what looks like barren ground.

LambingRead MoreApril 20, 2019

It is lambing season and there are lots of fuzzy little ones gambolling across the hills.

The Woollen SurfboardRead MoreApril 13, 2019

Yes, you read that right! Surfboards made out of wool...