Announcement – March 2020 Hello. Just to let you know I’ll be weaving and working from my tiny shed at home. Thank you to all workers of our essential services for all you do. I’ll be staying in to keep healthy and out of the way – but more importantly to protect our vulnerable communityContinue reading “Kia Kaha World”
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”
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.
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”