Korowai patterns

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ON MY WAY The aho tapu took nearly all day to complete. The traditional way is that this row must be completed once it is started, so it.

flaxie

Whatu is the main technique used to weave Kakahu ( Māori cloaks).No looms are used, it is a form of weaving using just the fingers.

Whatu

Robin Weaves Korowai

Robin Weaves Korowai

I have started something new. I got bored the other day so started sorting feathers and found a bag of big peahen feathers that were languis. Flax Weaving, Weaving Art, Weaving Patterns, Textile Patterns, Hand Weaving, Visiting Teaching Gifts, Maori Patterns, Finger Weaving, Maori Designs

Something new

I have started something new. I got bored the other day so started sorting feathers and found a bag of big peahen feathers that were languishing in the cupboard. Then it was making feather bundles till my fingers were had it. So I thought I'd better start something. By the end of the day I had it underway. The next afternoon I did some more. And yesterday afternoon some more. The feathers are actually quite big so my rows are further apart than usual and the bundles are further apart too…