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All Flax – Maori flax weaving Flax Weaving, Flax Flowers, Whale Tattoos, Bamboo Crafts, Bone Carving, Weaving Patterns, New Zealand, Straw Bag, Shells

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 […]

FLAXWEAVING This unique form of the weaving craft was invented by Maori specifically for native flax (harakeke) and is a good represent. Flax Weaving, Willow Weaving, Weaving Art, Weaving Patterns, Basket Weaving, Block Patterns, Maori Designs, Polynesian Designs, Nz Art

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FLAXWEAVING This unique form of the weaving craft was invented by Maori specifically for native flax (harakeke) and is a good representative of one of the most fundamental creative acts by human beings, taking raw materials from nature and processing them into useful articles of beauty. It requires no machinery, only a blade of some type and a good pair of hands. Maori mainly used the edge of a mussel shell, I find it easier to use an old table knife with bone handle and shortened blade…

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving tutored by Yvonne Hammond Flax Weaving, Willow Weaving, Weaving Art, Weaving Patterns, Basket Weaving, Maori Patterns, Maori People, Maori Designs, Maori Art

Harakeke NZ Flax Weaving tutored by Yvonne Hammond

Harakeke - NZ Flax weaving is a traditional craft of the Maori people. When participating in this experience you will not only create your own flax art form you will be taught Tikanga associated with this practice that will ensure that this time honoured craft will live on for future generations.

FlaxandFibre: Where I learned to weave. Flax Weaving, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Weaving Patterns, Weaving Techniques, Straw Bag, Weave, Textiles, Crafty

Where I learned to weave.....

So quite a few people ask me regularly, how did I learn to weave? My formal learning came from the Hetet School of Maori Art. This is an online school that have a whole range of video lessons based on "The Matrix" established by the late Erenoa Puketapu Hetet and her daughter Veranoa Hetet. This Matrix takes the learner through from foundation principles through to expert techniques in lessons laid out as building blocks for learning. At the completion of all modules, the learner will have a…

Contemporary and traditional Maori weaving / Harakeke Kete Flax Weaving, Basket Weaving, Wood Sculpture, Abstract Sculpture, Bronze Sculpture, Maori Designs, Maori Art, Ice Sculptures, Weaving Patterns

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