How to Weave Paper Placemats. Great for developing fine motor skills.

How to make paper weaving placemats

Flax fish for Matariki - Fifi Colston instructions

Flax fish for Matariki - Fifi Colston instructions Link with "The Little Fishes" legend -

Shona Tawhiao - woven flax garments.

Pacific designs showcased

Shona Tawhiao will be doing her part to shine the spotlight on Pacific designers next month when she goes from her workshop in Avondale to the catwalks of London.

more flax weaving

more flax weaving - this is an awesome machine - cutting the flax strips to precision! (lol is that a pasta maker?

more flax weaving

more flax weaving - this is an awesome machine - cutting the flax strips to precision! (lol is that a pasta maker?

KETE - Wahakura - FLAX KETE by Eve.

Traditional Weaving - Maori Bassinette or Wahakura. Made by the talented Eve…

Māori liken the flax plant to a family, with the central shoot (rito) representing the baby. The leaves protecting the rito are called the parents (awhi rito or mātua). Only the leaves on the outside of the plant, the grandparents (tūpuna), can be cut, or else the plant will be weakened.

Māori liken the flax plant to a family, with the central shoot (rito)…

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