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Of looms and sewing machines Read MoreNovember 26, 2022


The little town of Hokitika is home to a rather marvellous collection of looms and sewing machines.

A visit to Christchurch OtautahiRead MoreNovember 26, 2022


This week an overnight visit to Otautahi Christchurch was jam-packed.

A wine tastingRead MoreNovember 19, 2022


As we settle-in at our new home, nearly ten months after arriving here, the Gospel Hall is proving its worth as a venue.

Bonono KavulaRead MoreNovember 19, 2022


An exhibition at the Norval Foundation in Cape Town is presenting a traditional textile as musings on art.

The Last KaiRead MoreNovember 18, 2022


A reinterpretation of Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper has been on show in Christchurch Ootautahi.

Frances Hodgkins - textile designer?Read MoreNovember 13, 2022

The artists, Frances Hodgkins, should be better known in textile circles.

Maungarongo Ron Te KawaRead MoreNovember 12, 2022

A fashion designer turned activist quilter sends serious messages in his playful work.

Pasifika FestivalRead MoreNovember 12, 2022

Next year the Pasifika Festival returns.

The Lost RecordingsRead MoreNovember 5, 2022

The world is filled with audio recording and lots of it is in danger of disappearing.

Creative Fibre group in OxfordRead MoreNovember 5, 2022

Last week we visited the little township of Oxford across the mountains.