Twill Plaid Tote
I spent my Friday at the Central PA Basket Weavers Guild Odyssey 2014 weaving a 3 by 3 twill plaid tote basket. The basket features two leather handles attached to the rim. The pattern for the basket was designed by Annetta Kraayeveld of Wisconsin. Using burgundy, teal, cocco and cream reed the 3 by 3 twill pattern is established as the base is woven. The sides are turn up and the pattern continues up the basket. The basket is finished by attaching leather handles to the outside rim.
New Zealand Maori Heart Koru Design Cross Stitch Pattern Instant PDF Download
This is a cross stitch pattern for an iconic Maori Koru or Kowhaiwhai design in the shape of a heart. The koru (Māori for "loop") is a spiral shape based on the shape of a new unfurling silver fern frond and symbolizing new life, growth, strength and peace. All of KiwiXCrossing's patterns have been test stitched to make sure that they are perfect. A computer generated image is not enough to ensure the colour and shape work in real life, so I refuse to sell anything that has not passed this…