Archive for the 'Groups' Category

Flax weaving on a marae

5 November 2012

This eye-catching pattern belongs to a well-worn basket (kete whakairo) that a participant brought along to a two-day weaving workshop at Waikawa marae (raranga wananga noho marae) which I was invited to tutor at recently. I searched for and found the pattern in Mick Pendergrast’s

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Being creative with fibre

9 May 2012

Creative Fibre — once known as the New Zealand Spinning, Weaving & Woolcrafts Society — seems to be evolving from a focus on traditional woven woolcrafts to encompass flax, felt, free-form designs and any and every use of fibre for creative purposes. Last year’s Creative Fibre diary

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Links to flax weaving groups

30 August 2009

Do you meet in a flax weaving group that is open to new participants or visitors? If so, do add a comment on this blog post with the group’s location, contact details and perhaps any other information you think might be of interest. If there are enough groups, I’ll create a Weaving

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