The Field Magazine – Iain Finlay – Lewis Weaver

The Field: Oct 2012 edition. The feature is part of a series on traditional crafts and skills. The piece profiles Iain Finlay from Breanish Tweed on Lewis. It explores his background (he is a TV documentary maker but comes from a family of weavers) and how he learnt to weave; the process of weaving; the satisfaction gained from doing it and the skills it requires. The feature also provides a bit of information about the state of the weaving as an industry on Lewis and details of where people can get further information about learning to weave, either as a hobby or a career.

Journalist: Charlotte Mackaness
The Field


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