Spring has well and truly sprung here in Nelson. The kowhai trees are in full blossom and there is fresh growth everywhere. This week I’ve been weaving some wash cloths in bright and fresh green colours. I love making these little cloths – and they make a useful gift.
I’ve been working on a couple of new looms sizes recently. The first one is a bit bigger than my usual looms. I’m hoping they will be good for blanket squares – and for weaving these – my new favourite and very useful cotton/linen dishcloths. So far so good. And fun too! I also madeContinue reading “Big and small”
Hand woven and stitched hoop art.
Softly striped scarves inspired by snowy mountains nearby and a Sunday walk to the Whispering Falls just outside Nelson. Textured whites, creams, greens, blues and greys – with a little sparkle here and there.
This week I sat at the loom with a box of colourful bobbins on the bench next to me. I’ve been weaving some rich, patterned stripes as I near the end of the Autumn warp length. It’s really fun picking each colour to weave next… I’ll post again once this length is finished and madeContinue reading “Box of colours”