Knitwear/Craft shop based in the South Mainland of Shetland, adjacent to Sumburgh Airport. The knitwear is designed by Doreen Brown and is classed as being amongst the finest in the Islands for its distinctive designs and highest quality. Our classic collection includes a beautiful range of natural, undyed garments some of which are hand spun in beautiful shades from the native Shetland sheep. As our garments are individually knitted we can provide a personal made to measure service where we can adapt styles and colour to our customers requirements.
A violin maker and restorer of fine Italian style instruments, since 1991, I studied at Newark School of Violin Making, graduating with Merit, before returning to my native Shetland.
My instruments are being played by musicians throughout Britain. These include two commissions for the Mendelssohn in Mull Trust, which supports up and coming Scottish classical string players and many of the country's finest folk musicians.
Mati Ventrillon is one of the few remaining knitters still manufacturing from Fair Isle.
Fraser luxury scarves for ladies and gentlemen are made in the Shetland Isles, the home of Fair Isle knitting. The scarves feature subtle combinations of traditional patterns, and come in lambswool and cashmere ranges.
Jeweller combining Shetland textile heritage techniques with new materials to produce a range of designs.
Journeyman Leather is a small skill-based business from Shetland.
Working exclusively with top quality leather and solid brass fittings, combined with traditional hand tools and craftsmanship, we make saddlery and tack, bags and belts of unsurpassed quality.
Ingrid is from Shetland and trained in tapestry weaving at Edinburgh College of Art. Her work uses traditional techniques but with a contemporary edge.
Most of the books that I sell are Medieval Bound, which use no glue but are very robust.
They are entirely handcrafted here in Shetland, employing traditional bookbinding methods. folding, cutting, gluing and pressing. Using - acid free papers, silk headbands and linen threads, where needed.
My baskets are woven from locally grown grasses and leaves gathered on the Island of Yell where I live. Having been an avid collector of beach treasure all my life, I incorporate herring net floats that have washed up on Yell shores, into my baskets as bases. Each basket is unique and seems to evolve by itself as I weave. My affinity with the sea is at the heart of each basket and my favourite material is maram grass which grows by the shore.
Tin Shed Textiles is a small, family run, contemporary weaving business based in Hoswick, Shetland. Our aim is to offer a unique range of quality fine artworks, installation pieces and a small range of craft items. All my works are inspired by Shetland and the sea that surrounds us. We offer original art work framed or unframed, our own range of contemporary textiles, woven sculptures, limited edition cards and gift wear.