Sampler

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”

Big stash of small hand woven samples

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”