Sarah Jane Wilson is a textiles designer-maker creating unique hand-woven products under her label Fearlessweaver. Her unique designs are woven on a traditional countermarch floor loom in her studio in Wellington
Adrienne Mulqueen first tried her hand at weaving in Nelson in 1979. In 2018 she is making beautiful kitchen and hand towels for everyday use, the result of a collaboration with fellow Dunedin weaver Christine Keller.
Heads up Christchurch yarnsters! Midwinter Woolfeast is here again, this Saturday – your opportunity to buy from some of New Zealand’s most talented fibre artists and indie yarn dyers…
The art and science of Souly Fibre
An ad in a shop window was the first step in a new creative direction for Colleen Jamieson. In her hilltop cottage in the rural Northland district of Kaipara, she now weaves flax into beautiful kete, household items and traditional clothing, a selection of which can be found in her Felt shop, Souly Fibre.
Tēnā koutou katoa! It’s day two (rua) of our series of maker-related kupu for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week, and nōnāianei (today) we’re looking at…
Jenni Shah’s love for yarn came about as a result of sitting at her Nan’s knitting machine as a child – and the absolute certainty that she needed a football scarf made by her own hand. A lot goes into her Wrapt Weaving creations: there is more than half a kilometre of yarn in a scarf or runner, a blanket has 800 metres, and a whole kilometre of yarn goes into one of her gorgeous wraps!
An extraordinary and beautiful collection of traditional Māori kākahu and weaving from five generations of one family is now a major exhibition in Hamilton. The remarkable women featured in this exhibition are acknowledged as New Zealand’s finest traditional Māori weavers.
Harakeke, also known as New Zealand flax or phormium tenax, is an elegant, distinctive plant and a New Zealand icon.
Colour me knitty: Felt takes a look at the spin doctors…