At the beginning of a project I always weave fabric samples to test ideas, play around with yarns and colours or to try out different weave structures. This is one of my favourite parts of the design process: though it results in a big ‘stash’ of little hand woven fabric samples. I’veContinue reading “Big stash of small hand woven samples”
Just in case anyone needs more yarn for circle weaving, I now have some ‘Extra Threads Packs’ listed in my little Etsy shop. There are 10 different colour stories to choose from here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/261895961/extra-yarn-pack-for-circle-weavers Also available at The Little Beehive Co-op, Hardy Street, Nelson, NZ 🙂
It’s nearly time for the Great Christmas Market here at Founders Park, Nelson. I’ll be there on Sunday looking after the Little Beehive Co-op stall. So why not come down, say hello and enjoy a little handmade Christmas shopping plus heaps of special treats. I’ve been feeling very festive in the studio this week –Continue reading “Sparkly and Bright”
I had a very rough idea about making a little bird decoration from my woven circles. This is what it looked like in my sketchbook. And this is what I did – step by step – just in case anyone out there would like to make some of these too. I think they couldContinue reading “Woven bird decoration – a kind of/sort of tutorial :)”
Something bright and warming; inspired by a quick water colour sketch…..