Margaret Quinn is interested in Arctic wildlife and Scandinavian pattern and has combined them in her tapestries and lino prints.
Weaving Workshop For Young People 16 – 25
The programme starts on Wednesday the 1st of February, from 5.30pm- 8.30pm, and will be held at The Loom Room, Garrison Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1RH.
Westray’s Louise Martin’s Outstanding Tapestry Takes Top Prize
Her work Lifetime wowed the judging panel.
‘Hidden in Plain Sight’ Norse Women Textile Producers
The viking grave at Gurness, Mainland, Orkney located where it is now perched perilously close to the edge of the coastline is, remarks Christina Lee, a special link between the old and the new – between the sea and the land.
Ashleigh Slater – “a fantastic ambassador” for the University of the Highlands and Islands
The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) 2020 postgraduate student of the year, 2020, is Ashleigh Slater.
‘Mask of Integrity’ Design Innovation Inspired by Viking Women
Clare Campbell of Prickly Thistle has teamed up with the Edinburgh based Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM) to develop natural fibre reusable face mask.
Recycled Wool Reimagining Textiles
The fashion industry is increasingly the focus of ways to reduce waste. And now textile engineers are researching a wool like product that has fascinating properties.
Evidence of Woven Textile Found at Neolithic #Orkney Site
Evidence has now come to light from the University of the Highlands and Islands Archaeology Institute research excavation at the Ness of Brodgar of woven textiles in use 5,000 years ago.
Promoting Traditional Fashion & Textiles in the Digital Age
The project titled ‘Augmented Fashion: Immersive Interactions for Sustainable Heritage in Fashion and Textiles’ involves RGU working with industry partners across Scotland and academics in Shangahi, China.
Intricate, Three-Panel Tapestry Celebrates The Declaration of Arbroath
This year will see commemorations to mark the signing of The Declaration of Arbroath in 1320.