This rich, vibrant colour combination was inspired by my daughter who is now a young adult- who is passionate about social issues and dives right into whatever she does in life. When I offered to weave her a scarf for the cold winter months at university, she immediately said ‘yes please-red please’ I loved weavingContinue reading “Rata Joy”
Here’s a quick little project tutorial so you can weave a super-sweet watermelon decoration. I’m hanging them on the Christmas Tree this year (Yep, we have a summer Christmas here in lovely New Zealand) 1. Gather your supplies. You will need a Circle weaving loom, small amounts of thread in watermelon red, black, bright green,Continue reading “Sweet watermelon circle weaving”
I was lucky enough to stay at Whanganui Inlet (Westhaven) on the West Coast of Golden Bay last week. Far away from anywhere, the stars were even more awe inspiring. I woke up a couple of times very early and the southern cross was slowly turning right before me. We’ve had a few days ofContinue reading “Magical Southern Cross”
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.
Twill Textile Design will be moving on from this Railway Cottage studio at the end of the month. It has been an amazing space to design, weave and teach for the last four years, but the lease has come to an end, so it’s time for a change. The good news is that I shallContinue reading “Just to let you know….”