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In pictures: Heriot-Watt's School of Textiles and Design degree show

Galashiels' historic Abbotsford House - otherwise known as the home of Sir Walter Scott - has opened its doors to talent of a different kind as students from Heriot Watt showcased their creative output at the university's annual degree show.

Work from Hiliory Mason, Pamela McCallum and Coleen Stevenson
Work from Hiliory Mason ?? BA Fashion ?? Metallic Fusion; Pamela McCallum ?? BA Fashion ?? Innocence is Tragedy, and Coleen Stevenson?? BA Fashion ?? Rendering Reality

The show itself was held in a marquee in the grounds of the 19th century house overlooking the River Tweed, and celebrated the innovation, technological expertise, craft skills and cutting-edge design displayed in the work of students, including Harris Tweed floor length gowns and a sports collection that uses specialised knitted fabrics which keep athletes cool.

Students exhibiting work included Hiliory Mason, whose collection Metallic Fusion featured a modern take on the poncho; Pamela McCallum, whose white two-piece outfit came from her collection Innocence is Tragedy; and Coleen Stevenson who showed a panelled dress in an organically patterned fabric from her collection Rendering Reality.

Other students who exhibited included Ruth Tremmel, Kirsty Webster and Aimee Paget.

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