Category: Blog

  • My 3rd Coat – hand weaving on floor loom

    Hand weaving a coat with floor loom As I hand weaved the fabric on my floor loom, I had this coat in mind. When I chose the wool from the stash that was given to me, I had this particular coat in mind to hand weave on my floor loom, and I was able to […]

  • our partnership with tinyhousevacation

    We are offering an art retreat with our weaving workshop We have partnered with tinyhousevacation to offer an art retreat with Heritage Weaving. And we have received our signage from Pyrenees Shire. Heritage Weaving is at 32 Rutherford Street Avoca 3467. The cabin is on the adjacent block next to our studio/gallery, and away from […]

  • Featuring icy green tones, this handwoven woolen coat is absolutely stunning!

    Dawn is proud of this handwoven coat as it is the second one she has made. This gorgeous handwoven woolen coat is icy green in color for the spring season. Time to keep warm in style! Dawn has just completed this coat on Saturday. Handwoven and designed, It is an original pattern.  Second in a […]

  • Cutting Off The Handwoven Fabric

    It was thrilling Dawn was delighted yesterday, when cutting the handwoven fabric she has made. After cutting, she washed it straight away in the washing machine. She was hoping and praying it wouldn’t felt with too much agitation and hot water. However, to her amazement it came out really well and it dried in an […]

  • Good weaving bench a day keeps the doctor at bay

    It is important to have a good bench for the loom It is important to have a good weaving bench for the loom. Weaving Ergonomics gives a great activity for strengthening back, shoulder, and thigh muscles. Since Dawn began weaving this year, she has been complaining of back and shoulder pains. As a result, she […]

  • This beautiful handwoven alpaca coat sold immediately once back from the exhibition.

    Today, I sold my purple handwoven alpaca coat “My purple handwoven alpaca coat home sold s soon as I brought it home from an exhibition”. Luki Prang, a young lady from Melbourne, purchased two of Dawn’s coats today. St Arnaud Arts Hub, displayed the handwoven purple alpaca coat for two months at a textile exhibition. […]

  • New hand knitted cotton vest this week

    Just finished, hand knitted sleeveless cotton vest Hand knitted cotton vest, sleeveless size 12, rusty red, European pattern with a contemporary look. We have made an info-graphic so that it is easier to take in all the information. Do you like it? So, the pattern is delightful for the modern look and I really enjoyed […]

  • Our Visitor was very enthusiastic; A great knitter!

    a wonderful visitor wanted to further her craft Enthusiastic great knitter came for a visit to our studio/gallery. Alex was keen to learn how to wash, dry and card the wool in preparation for a spinning project. From Sydney, Alex met Dawn on the Australian Hand Spinners and Knitters’ Facebook page. So, desired to learn […]

  • “Sew What” Highlight-Miriam’s visit

    Showed Miriam, sewing machine museum “Sew What” “Sew What” Museum, Wayne and Judi McKail’s sewing machine museum in Maryborough. We took Miriam and Paul for a visit to see them on the second day of their visit to our studio/gallery. Read about it here. The McKails’ have a special Facebook page about the sewing machines […]

  • Bendigo Wool Show 2022 lots to see and buy

    Headed for the Bendigo Wool Show Bendigo Wool Show 2022 better known as the Australian Sheep and Wool Show, so, here we come to see and buy. We saw some lovely yarns, knits and some fabulous textiles designs there. Dawn managed to catch a sight of the catwalk for the WoolCraft Fashion Show, it was […]