Archive for the 'Raw materials' Category

Weavers National Hui 2019

30 October 2019

The 2019 Weavers National hui, held over Labour weekend at Ngā Hau e Whā National marae in Ōtautahi/Christchurch was a terrific success in my view. Thanks to the organising group including Ranui Ngarimu and Paula Rigby and the obliging volunteers, who put together

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Translating this site into Te Reo Māori

14 September 2019

I’m pleased to say that my online instructions for Weaving a Flower from New Zealand flax are now available on this website in Te Reo Māori as Ko te raranga i te putiputi. For several years I’ve been wanting to translate, firstly, the instructions pages and then the whole website

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Making an open-weave basket

29 March 2019

At my latest workshop, in addition to showing people how to weave small baskets and large containers, I invited more experienced weavers to learn how to make an open-weave basket and four people took up the offer.

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