I had a very rough idea about making a little bird decoration from my woven circles. This is what it looked like in my sketchbook. And this is what I did – step by step – just in case anyone out there would like to make some of these too. I think they couldContinue reading “Woven bird decoration – a kind of/sort of tutorial :)”
Oops! I spoke to soon and was far too optimistic about these men’s scarves. I had serious problems with the warp tension (the long vertical scarf threads) No option but to unwind and rewind. Must admit I was feeling a little annoyed with myself at this point when all there was to show for soContinue reading “Rewind”
It’s almost the end of winter here in Nz. This part of the world is so stunning and we’ve been very lucky this year with many bright frosty mornings. Here are two scarves I made I while ago – inspired with the snowy mountains and the endless blue that surrounds us. In anticipationContinue reading “A change of seasons”
It’s Father’s Day here in NZ soon, so I thought I’d weave a couple of men’s scarves to celebrate. The loom was ‘dressed’ yesterday. Today I hope to weave samples of fabrics that are ‘not too fancy’, before weaving the lengths next week. I’m imagining soft merino, small geometric patterns, deep rich colours…..Might be doneContinue reading “Weaving for Blokes”
Starts up again tomorrow! Classes will run from 9.30-12.30 every Wednesday for 6 weeks. I think all five places are already booked but one may become available if you are interested in joining us.