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Handspun Weavings

Handspun Weavings

I’ve warped up my saori loom with some handspun wool in soft overdyed blue and natural colour. The weft is soft white handspun wool. I’m so enjoying some quiet weaving in my new studio and loving my sweet saori loom...
Woven Landscape

Woven Landscape

A recent piece from the “Gold Trails” group exhibition I was invited to participate in at Grenfell Art Gallery:Woven in the saori style with homegrown wool fleece, hand-dyed & handspun wool yarn , a little silk-wool blend commercial top and some sari...
Dyeing

Dyeing

I’ve been playing with dyes in the studio shed so I have something beautiful to spin on the way to the Bendigo Sheep and Wool Show. I dyed some lovely silk hankies and superwash BFL (Blue Faced Leicester) top in gorgeous blues and green. All the fibres I dyed...
Cotton Spinning and Recovery

Cotton Spinning and Recovery

It has been very quiet around here as we try and recover from a particularly nasty flu that has lingered much longer than necessary. I’ve been quietly spinning and weaving, and haven’t had much energy or inclination to do much else, which is unusual as I...
Spinning and Weaving Saori Style

Spinning and Weaving Saori Style

After my visit to the Bendigo Sheep & Wool Show I have become inspired about a new approach to my fibre arts, having spun for many years and recently begun weaving.  Kaz Madigan the CuriousWeaver was demonstrating the Saori looms and saori philosophy, and I have...