The old loom works again! I spent a few days rebuilding it and dressing it with a nice new warp. Then worked out how to get the ancient IBM computer running with giant floppy disks and MS Dos commands. Finally, I learnt how to input my own weave structures and got the computer talking to … Continue reading Big loom
Coming up Next Saturday 24th February 10am-4pm, at Founders Park, Nelson. $120 for the day. All materials provided and you can take home some little looms to keep weaving at home. Further details and bookings can be found here... https://www.nztextileexperiences.com/workshops/upcoming-workshops.cfm/event/weaving
Having a little play on my new tapestry loom. I've been working on this weaving frame for quite a while - trying to get it just right. It's pretty fun and I hope to have it available in my Etsy shop soon. Wishing you have a happy week.
Kicking off the new year with a quick, fun little weave. I first saw this woven planter project in Maryanne Moodie's Book 'On the Loom' and wondered if I could make it using my circle loom and an empty yarn cone as a guide. It worked out pretty well and now have a tiny hanging … Continue reading Happy 2018
Here are the little brooches Rosie and I made together. Each one features a hand woven or printed fabric with some exquisite embroidery stitches, placed snuggly in shaped wood frame with a 'vintage look' brooch pin on the back They're now in the Little Beehive co-op, Nelson and are priced at $35each. If anyone would … Continue reading Birds and clouds
I'm using leftover bobbins of silk, cotton and wool to weave some colourful stripe combinations. A few centimetres of each to be used as 'blankets' for some new Christmas decorations I've been working on. Weaving a little bit of fun, merry and bright this season.
What a day full of hand made love. Thank you lovely customers, lovely stall holders, entertainment, food, sunshine and joy. Photo credit - Paula at the great Christmas market.