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The Art of Macramé and we introduce "Mac-Cramy!®"

Macramé is having a serious moment in the spot-light right now and we, at Nutscene are loving it!  Some trends are a simple flash-in-the-pan. 90s Platform shoes and the Harlem Shake spring to mind! However Macramé has a rich history that spans generations, oceans and continents.  The Nutscene team took some time to find out more...   A Brief History of Macramé It seems that there many different types and variations that all fit under the Macramé craft. Essentially Macramé is the creation of a textile through a knotting process.   Back to the Start Where did Macramé come from? Well, there seems to be some controversy as to where this craft originated from. Some sources suggest that the craft originated...

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A Trip into the Archive

With the The Chelsea Flower show in just a matter of weeks, we have spent some time in recent weeks getting all nostalgic, scanning our archive looking for inspiration from the past. With a proud heritage that spans more than 90 years, Nutscene have seen numerous transitions within the company and have subsequently adapted and innovated as the world has developed. We would love to share some of our memories, photographs and stories with you!  So where did it all begin? The company began in 1922. The city of Dundee had been importing jute to manufacture twine, canvass and hessian sacking and the industry was booming. The city had been experiencing rapid expansion in the 100 years prior, and was commonly...

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