Cotton Tea towels

Cotton Tea towels

Here are some images from my most recent warp – cotton tea towels. I thought a traditional pattern of stripes with the main colour in the warp being creamy-white and the stripes in navy and brown. A few of the tea towels were woven to form checks. The rest were...
Maniototo yarn Knee Rug

Maniototo yarn Knee Rug

With new maniototo yarn and the 48″ AVL loom all ready to go, it was a warp of firsts.  First time  using the new yarn, and the first warp on the moved and reconditioned AVL that belonged to Mum.  I decided that the first warp that would go on Mum’s loom...

Mum’s AVL Loom

We were able to get Mum’s loom out of the Christchurch Arts Centre last year. It had been sitting there since the earthquakes and my brother was allowed to enter the building and retrieve it, then sent it up to our place. We managed to clear a space for it and...

Microwave Dyeing

I went to a workshop a few weeks back and part of it was about colour and microwave dyeing. I had heard about this process but I had never tried it. Always one for instant gratification I thought it would be a really good idea to give it a go. The workshop was given...