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The kishie is a multipurpose basket traditionally made and used in Shetland to carry fuel, manure, crops and other goods. Shetland harvests were once measured in ‘kishie-fills’.
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar has been awarded funding for a Harris Tweed Training and Development Programme
In the first of a new series of blog posts looking at craft in film, we bring you a film on Andrea Williamson’s Shetland studio from which she runs her textile business.
Craft Scotland have rounded up regional funding deadlines for makers, which are approaching in January.
Rebecca writes of her recent travels to the Shetland Isles with the Rural Craft Forum, as well as a round up of the office move and AGM.
As part of the exhibition ‘Finger Symbols’ currently on at Shetland Arts’ Bonhoga Gallery, a special film was commissioned. ‘Finger Symbols’ brings together the work of over 50 international jewellers, celebrating the imagination and inspiration invested in each piece of ‘jewellery for the hand’.