photo of flax artwork by Maureen Harte

Lots of flax weawing links - new zealand flax

Kete Piupiu is made of flax (harakeke) the Puipui are half flax and half Muka Flax fiber). By using a Paua shell to strip the husk fibre off the flax leaving a beautiful white fibre known as Muka. The Kete has been dyed a soft geen colour.

Kete Puipui is made of flax (harakeke) the Puipui are half flax and half Muka Flax fiber). By using a Paua shell to strip the husk fibre off the flax leaving a beautiful white fibre known as Muka. The Kete has been dyed a soft geen colour.

Flax weaving in the library during the Matariki (Maori New Year) celebration

Flax weaving in the library during the Matariki (Maori New Year) celebration …

Weaving Flowers from New Zealand Flax (New edition available)

Weaving Flowers from New Zealand Flax (New edition available)

photo of twined fibre bag by Mandy Sunlight

photo of twined fibre bag by Mandy Sunlight

photi of flax flower bouquet by Artiflax

maybe in green/silver/white rather than the red/natural

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