Primary school projects in Shetland

These are some photographs I thought you might like to see of some weaving projects I did in two primary schools in Shetland. Theses were Bells Brae and Whiteness Primary Schools. The photographs are courtesy of GlobalYell, The Centre for Creative Industries in Shetland. (www.globalyell.org). An inspiring organization that promotes education and training in textiles and music in Shetland.

Weaving a school Shetland tweed, on a 4 shaft table loom.

Weaving a school Shetland tweed, on a 4 shaft table loom.

All ages contributed to weaving the tweed.

All ages contributed to weaving the tweed.

Children used recycled materials to make woven wall hangings.

Children used recycled materials to make woven wall hangings.

We used plastic bags to make mats for sitting on.

We used plastic bags to make mats for sitting on.

We also had a go on a peg loom and made a rag rug.

We also had a go on a peg loom and made a rag rug.

Weaving on a peg loom.

Weaving on a peg loom.

More photographs can be found on the GlobalYell website.