Mother & Colleague

There’s no better way refocus on a person in your life than to have a stranger say just one word ‘wow’. I had this happen a few weeks ago when a journalist phoned


Off to School with my Trusty Loom

I was very privileged to be invited to Mater Dei Catholic School to spend a couple of mornings weaving with two young classes and introduce them to the art of weaving. After showing them the loom and how we use it


How i found myself with a varpapuu loom in my lounge room

So here I am putting my first warp onto my new, very large loom and being amazed by how the unexpected and unplanned can happen and suddenly you are going down a completely new path.
I absolutely love my loom – my first one, that is.

It is a Saori floor loom, small, versatile, and so very beautiful. It is perfect. Just occasionally I want to weave something larger than the width allows, but a little creativity soon solves that.


My First Warp & the Forgiveness of Wool

I am one of those people who buys flat pack furniture and only opens the instructions when all attempts to work it out for myself have failed. I learn best through the doing and tend to dive into something and think about it later.

And so it was with my first warp.