Just over a year ago I (slightly nervously and excitedly) sent a large parcel to San Francisco. It contained four large hand woven panels – a special commission for a family who had visited me quite by chance when I first opened my studio here in Nelson. I had received photographs of four locations inContinue reading “Four works”
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Box of colours
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”
First scarf being woven today on the autumn warp.
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 was heading towards the end of this indigo blue cotton warp…. but there wasn’t quite enough to weave another scarf…..so I finished it with a set of washcloths. Soft, simple and useful. I am sharing my weavers notes here, in case anyone would like to have a go at making something similar. They would make greatContinue reading “Utilitarian”