I had a great week home, it was so nice to be back! I had some weaving to finish so spent the first week driving up and down to Yell. I always forget how weird it is when you go back to Shetland after being away because everything is just exactly the same. Before IContinue reading “The Bonhoga Open 2014”
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Ending 2013 back home…..
The 14 or so weeks of my first semester of 4th year certainly flew by, and now we are into the start of 2014 which will be the year of change and opportunities, hopefully. My capsule collection was based on themes of Shetland, particularly Lerwick, and outside influences that help to inspire me too, butContinue reading “Ending 2013 back home…..”
Back to the Borders…..
I’ve been back down in the Borders for eight weeks now….(how?) The days are passing so quickly, it’s crazy, and all my time is spent, yarn wrapping, weaving and thinking about textiles. Below is the view from my loom this year. This is my final year down here, so we are free to decide ourContinue reading “Back to the Borders…..”
The final collection….
I went up to Yell at the end of last week to drop off the final collection of fabrics to Andy at the Ann Sutton Foundation. As my summer is almost over it’s been a funny week of saying goodbye to people and packing things up….although, I have been procrastinating like something else and actuallyContinue reading “The final collection….”
A Contemporary Shetland Tweed….
Two out of three of my finished samples for ASF Shetland have now been taken off the loom and have been washed and pressed. It’s a great feeling to see a finish piece of fabric! The last sample is about half way through but I ran out of one of the weft yarn colour andContinue reading “A Contemporary Shetland Tweed….”