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Introduction: Working the Fabric

Chapter 1. Where Harris Tweed is Made: ‘Remoteness’, Resourcefulness and Island Life
Chapter 2. Following the Tweed Van: Road Stories, Productive Encounters, and Local Experiences of a Global Industry
Chapter 3. In the Loom Shed: Time, Work and Value in Harris Tweed Weaving
Chapter 4. Weaving Lives and Livelihoods: Uncertainty, Anticipation and Personal Narratives
Chapter 5. Manufacturing Repertoires: Production, ‘Heritage’ and Place-Making

Conclusion: ‘Finishing’ as a New Beginning


Working the Fabric

Resourcefulness, Belonging and Island Life in Scotland’s Harris Tweed Industry

Joana Nascimento

230 pages, 25 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-882-9 Hb Published (April 2023)

eISBN 978-1-80073-883-6 eBook