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Flowers at the studioRead MoreJune 15, 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...
The Importance of Pure MaterialsRead MoreMarch 9, 2019
This week, I have been reading about colour in tweeds and have been particularly drawn to this...
The Joan Project and The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019
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.
Symbols of home - the milaya bedsheets of South SudanRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019
The South Sudanese Civil War has been ongoing for more than five years. In that time, more than a million people have fled the fighting to Uganda, many carrying their belongings in their bedsheets which are known as milaya.
New books for the library Read MoreFebruary 16, 2019
We have some new books for the library: Conquest and Overlord, Embroidery, Silk-Screen Production Process and Michael O'Connell.