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Vivienne Mountford - weaverRead MoreMay 20, 2023


Vivienne Mountford was a tapestry weaver from Christchurch.

Clothing against gangsRead MoreMay 7, 2023

A South African entrepreneur is using street fashion to broadcast an anti-gang message.

The new studio in Mawhera GreymouthRead MoreMarch 18, 2023


This week the new textile studio in the centre of town has been taking shape.

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.

Forest in the SunRead MoreJuly 16, 2022


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

World Of Wearable ArtRead MoreJune 5, 2022

The World of Wearable Art is open again.

Samar HejaziRead MoreJune 5, 2022


Toronto-based visual artist, Samar Hejazi, tells stories and explores her Palestinian roots through intricate textile works.

The Peat Project in ShetlandRead MoreApril 30, 2022


Peat is an important resource and a sequester of carbon.

CobdenRead MoreApril 1, 2022

The small neighbourhood of Cobden is now our home and it has a fascinating history.

Natural dyesRead MoreMarch 26, 2022


As part of The Peat Project, the current Shetland project, natural dyes have been used creatively.