Discover the unique challenges, experiences and rewards of life as an independent weaver.

Discover the unique challenges, experiences and rewards of life as an independent weaver.

weaving & architecture

I take a lot of photos of buildings.  I’ve been a weaver for 12 years now, and architecture has been a constant source of inspiration over the years, yet I rarely pause to consider why I’m so drawn to large-scale structures.  Over the last few weeks I’ve been...

owning your work

When I was last in London, I picked up a copy of Critical Craft, a selection of essays that take a challenging look at what craft means, and its role across the world.  With thirteen essays, each focusing on a different element of the culture of craft, editors Clare...

the magic of merino

Merino wool has been steadily gaining a reputation as one of the most versatile natural fibres available. Most commonly found in Australia and New Zealand, Merino sheep produce some of the softest wool in the world, and this wool also contains a remarkable number of...

sketchbook day

    Most of the time running my own business feels like a dream come true: I love juggling the diversity of all the roles, and getting to challenge myself and learn more about topics like marketing, accounting and general business management. However, sometimes all...