It's bred into our very being this need to make. From earliest times human beings have been making, solving problems, manipulating their environment to meet their needs. This urge within us to make is strong. Making to make our lives more comfortable. Inventing the wheel to move faster or learning to spin to make clothes… Continue reading Makers Gonna Make – Five years of KSW
I'm having a little break from the social media circus. Emotions are more contagious than the virus and there are a lot of very stressed people on the social media channels right now. All with opinions they are expressing. Everyone has the right to express their opinion but we also have the right not to… Continue reading New Pop-up workshops
Weaving with forked sticks as a loom. Getting started with weaving doesn't require expensive looms. You can easily make your own looms from what you find in the garden. I have used forked sticks often. The irregularities of the distance add interest and a challenge. Weaving can be a problem solving activity. Handwoven magazine have… Continue reading Get Weaving – it’s easy!
Van Life is a lifestyle that is growing. Many vanlifers buy and convert old vans to live in, part time or full time. We cheated, Peter and I bought our van converted by The Campervan Man in Adelaide. Arne's is a business that has had to pivot with the Covid19 pandemic. No longer are the… Continue reading Van Life
I haven't played with stick weaving for a long while. I was tiding up the store room and came across the sets of weaving sticks Peter had made for me, to use in a workshop I was teaching at the Clare Out Of School Hours Care. When I first opened the shop I did a… Continue reading Stick Weaving – School Holiday Crafts