Rata Joy

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 weaving […]

Sweet watermelon circle weaving

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, […]

Spring Clean

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.        

Stripes

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.

3 square loom weaving projects

Here’s a very small woven wall decoration I made for a wee corner of the studio. I improvised with my square loom plus some scraps of thick wool and cotton. It was really fun and quick to weave. I also wove some small squares to use as make up remover wipes. They are made of […]