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Crofting Connections: A gateway to the fashion industry.
Posted: 31/03/2017

The Scottish press are getting excited by the new generation of weavers being encouraged in schools in the Western Isles now and we feel Crofting Connections is playing its part in nurturing this.  With ‘taster’ S2 sessions in the Nicolson Institute and an SQA award in Harris Tweed for S5/S6 as well as our own experiences linking Crofting, Careers and Culture in Ceangal gatherings reported in this website, weaving is now opening hearts and minds in our young workforce and giving them further reasons to stay in the rural locations they grow up in.

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