Inspired by the green spaces of Ōtautahi Christchurch, Seonaid Burnie of The Clothworks looks at closing the loop when it comes to the art on our walls by re-purposing second-hand fabrics, employing eco-printing and dyeing techniques using plants and trees foraged from our City’s residential red zone, and bringing a little bit of the Garden City back into our homes.
Artist Holly Roach is inspired by her interest in mid century fabric design and art, and she also has a love of iconic Aotearoa birds and their surroundings. These things are stunningly combined in her art, which she reproduces in a variety of striking paper and textile formats.
Compassion, love, empathy, friendship? What do these hands speak to you? So many meanings can be read from one simple gesture – and what a lovely to gift to give to someone you care about! Textile artist Hannah, of Hannah B. Creative, stitches original and fun hand embroidered art work from her own designs…
Shane-Maree Morris of Wellington-based Deep Green INC creates beautiful cushions, bed and table runners, and wall hangings that incorporate feathers, flax, paua shell, textured fabrics and contemporary patterns. She’s inspired by the diversity and energy of her hometown, Māori and Pasifika design, and the natural beauty of Aotearoa.
Love this laid-back greyhound from The Felted Room! This uniquely designed and handmade textile art piece is made from beautiful linens and lace
A glimpse into The Felted Room: the tactile, textile imaginarium of Sandra Grieve
Sandra Grieve of The Felted Room is a mixed media artist who designs and creates her eco friendly artworks, which include everything from unique textile creations to needle felted sculptures, designer cat and dog beds, wedding boutonnieres and much more, all from her workroom in Wanganui.