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”

Extra Threads

Just in case anyone needs more yarn for circle weaving, I now have some ‘Extra Threads Packs’ listed in my little Etsy shop. There are 10 different colour stories to choose from here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/261895961/extra-yarn-pack-for-circle-weavers Also available at The Little Beehive Co-op, Hardy Street, Nelson, NZ 🙂  

Learning something new

This week I had a lovely email from a customer. She told me she had been using the little circle looms to make ‘Tenerife Lace’.  I was very intrigued as I’d never heard of this before. So I spent a little while with Google and having a go at weaving. It’s quite fascinating so thankContinue reading “Learning something new”

Sparkly and Bright

It’s nearly time for the Great Christmas Market here at Founders Park, Nelson.  I’ll be there on Sunday looking after the Little Beehive Co-op stall. So why not come down, say hello and enjoy a little handmade Christmas shopping plus heaps of special treats.  I’ve been feeling very festive in the studio this week –Continue reading “Sparkly and Bright”