Sometimes I take on a big project and really challenge myself. This commission has me slowly but surely weaving four wall panels – juggling many colours, shapes and techniques. Still learning lots and loving it.
New tiny ‘sea escape’ weavings woven this week – using hand dyed silk, cotton and merino.
I’ve been wanting to make one of these wall hangings for a long time. I simply tied on some natural textured yarns onto a piece of driftwood (using larkspur knots); attached some delicate beach finds; did a bit of hand weaving over and under groups of threads here and there; and finally, added a touch ofContinue reading “Beachcomber, dreamweaver”
Something soft and pretty for a new baby girl.
Working out weave structures, motifs and colours for my new mini collection today. Inspired in part by lovely fair isle knitting but mostly by these ‘Fair Isles’ of Aotearoa. So far so good but, still some way to go. At lunchtime, I went for a little walk around Founders park and was wowed by this sight. The deep pink blossom carpetContinue reading “Sampler”