For me weaving is about the doing, the making not the finished product. I have a box in The Studio filled with little weavings. My weavings will never hang on a wall or displayed for all to see. They occasionally make an appearance when I teach a frame loom class. I put them in the… Continue reading Making Order from chaos.
Inspired by Liz I met Liz Haywood when I first opened the shop, about five years ago. A gifted author and knitter, Liz was a regular contributor to Yarn Magazine. I've enjoyed Liz's support and friendship and have been in awe of her talent. Her first book the Dressmakers Companion was a resounding success winning the… Continue reading Zero Waste Sewing – Bronze Age Style
My morning drive sees me traveling passed fields of wheat and canola each morning. I remember seeing Corn Dollys as a child in the UK and wonder how easy they are to make. They are made by weaving and plaiting wheat. I did what anyone in the modern age would do to learn something new… Continue reading Corn Dollys – Old Traditions