Harakeke disc for Kids First, Hokitika

Kids First kindergarten in Hokitika commissioned me to weave a wall hanging in harakeke (NZ flax) to reflect what the staff thought were the key aspects of their teaching. The brief was for a circular piece 60cm in diameter, in blues and greens incorporating the words: manaakitanga mana tiaki passionate learner creative Continue Reading →

From Mount Tuhua

This rug had a long gestation but was worth it. My son and daughter-in-law had asked me if would weave them a rug as a present for their wedding in March 2010. I wanted to make sure that they had input into it – colour, style etc – and this took time. Continue Reading →

Boat upholstery

My husband commissioned me to make the upholstery for our ‘new’ boat Hangarua, a major recycling project. Rob found the fibreglass hull of a Karitane fishing boat in a rubbish dump near Haast where it had been left after coming to grief on rocks near Jackson Bay. It had damage Continue Reading →