ShetlandPeerieMakkers in the news

ShetlandPeerieMakkers, research participants extraordinaire for us at the Centre for Rural Creativity, have been in the Shetland News, Yarnmarket News and  Vogue Knitting recently. With a mixture of LEADER funding and private sponsorship, supplemented by crowdfunding, they're moving from the pilot stage of their project towards making free hand knitting tuition available to primary school-age … Continue reading ShetlandPeerieMakkers in the news

CFP Island Textiles + Clothing

I'm still collecting articles for this until the end of November 2017 - if you have an idea, do get in touch! For full CFP see: ISJ-CFP-Island-Textiles-Clothing-13-2-2018-update Island Textiles and Clothing: A thematic section of Island Studies Journal, 13(2), November 2018 Island Studies Journal invites paper submissions on the theme of ‘Island Textiles and Clothing’. … Continue reading CFP Island Textiles + Clothing

Wordplay Creative Summit

As part of the Wordplay literary festival, Shetland Arts hosted a Creative Summit at Shetland College on 03/11/17, where 'national literature partners, industry partners and academics' (Shetland Arts) were invited to discuss brief 'provocations' from a range of speakers. Shetland writer Donald S. Murray talked about the challenges that writers who are both from and … Continue reading Wordplay Creative Summit