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This week's blogRead MoreAugust 7, 2022

This week I have unfortunately been struck down with Covid.

Dyes from seaweedRead MoreAugust 6, 2022

The textile industry's use of dyes that pollute land, waterways, oceans and the atmosphere may be numbered.

A painting connection between Scotland, London and New ZealandRead MoreAugust 5, 2022

A painting in London has shown an intriguing link between Scotland, London and New Zealand.

Indian Textiles: 1000 years of art and designRead MoreJuly 30, 2022

An exhibition in Washington DC focuses on 1000 years of Indian history through its textiles.

The Drama of WoolRead MoreJuly 30, 2022

Wool made New Zealand famous around the world.

Giraffe HummingRead MoreJuly 29, 2022

A fascinating project is to be unveiled in October this year... and it features giraffes!

John Paul MorabitoRead MoreJuly 23, 2022

John Paul Morabito is "defiantly a weaver".

The Material MansfieldRead MoreJuly 23, 2022


Katherine Mansfield, considered to be one of the most important and influential writers of the Modernist Movement, had an unique sense of style.

The Sixty Million MusterRead MoreJuly 23, 2022


In 1966 there were more than 60 million sheep in New Zealand Aotearoa.

Forest in the SunRead MoreJuly 16, 2022


In 1976, a tapestry was completed for the "Beehive" in Wellington.