harakeke and korowai

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North Carolina’s Matt Tommey combines traditional techniques and rustic materials in his contemporary take on basket sculpture. The artist uses vines – glorious vines like honeysuckle, wisteria and kudzu, weaving them into basket vessels to create unusual and striking wall and fireplace mantel sculptures. Love the composition, the concept and the artistry.

This page explores the history and tikanga of harakeke, and how it is harvested and woven.

Harakeke

This page explores the history and tikanga of harakeke, and how it is harvested and woven. The flaxcutter [1913], CCL PhotoCD…

Robin Weaves Korowai: Finishing ideas for commission

Finishing ideas for commission

I have been thinking about what to do at the top of the commission cloak. Trying out ideas by starting the rows. Firstly just plain. Well sort of plain with the aho cotton (warp) being the same colour as the whenu (weft). The mawhitiwhiti is whale's tail pattern. Then I tried the twist in brown/orange and black with black aho. Now I am wondering if the twist with plain aho might be better. Anybody got any comments? The twist takes a lot of effort but is effective. Is an old technique I have…

small woven flax and paua shell basket handmade in new zealand by jasmine clark Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Weaving Patterns, Basket Weaving, Bronze Sculpture, Wood Sculpture, Abstract Sculpture, Flax Flowers, Maori Designs

paua flax basket

small woven flax and paua shell basket handmade in new zealand by jasmine clark

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Meremade® Pattern 002 Flax Visor

Stage One Laying out.You will need 30 x 2cm width long prepared harakeke /flax whenu/ strips.Take 24 x 24 long whenu harakeke /flax strips to make the round.Fold strip on angle at the middle and la…

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All Flax – Maori flax weaving

How to buy Examples of flax weaving (for sale on request) About flax weaving My flax pa About me How to buy Tena koutou! Weaving a flax flower is part of my tours, but if you would like learn more, purchase a piece on this page or would like something made to order, please send […]