Twill Textiles is lucky be part of a guest artist pop-up shop at Guild Dunedin this month. And I have teamed up with three other crafty Nelson friends Nester Prints, Rosemary Horn and Tiny Pocket. We often work together here at the Railway Cottage and collaborate on projects and products. Last week we sent aContinue reading “Railway Cottage Studio Pop-up at Guild Dunedin”
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”
Went for a little walk recently and was totally inspired by the amazing autumn colours. Warm yellow ochre, red rust, paprika, plum, warm sand, olive and sky blue. So out came the yarns and a colourful yarn explosion took place in my little studio. By the end of the day, a new scarf warp was designed and made!Continue reading “Autumn”
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.
Jewel colour weaving coming off the loom today. I’m working on some new products with a friend Rosemary Horn. She will add some embroidery stitch magic to them and they will become little wall art pieces and brooches. Rosie and I will be selling these amongst other lovely goodies at the Great Christmas Market onContinue reading “Friday Jewels”