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las hermanas | 67cm d|
       
     
reclining | 64-40-35 cm |
       
     
pomegranate | 50 50 30 cm |
       
     
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currently at woodpapersilk in Lewisham, Sydney.

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mermaid's tail

This piece incorporates both basketry looping and string making.

Fibres – kentia palm handle, coloured hemp string, dracaena marginata, yucca and iris. 

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woven hanging wall art/ basket

requires 80cm square hanging space

 

fibres: base of teal blue coconut string. locally sourced fibres - yucca, jacaranda, cordyline, philodendron and bangalow palm spathe.

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spring nest #015/21

Random weave starting with jacaranda and star jasmine as the base fibres and also incorporating cords or string made from agave attenuata and dracaena draco – dragon tree leaf with distinctive orange tip. 

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Woven hanging basket with handcorded circular string base.

Shows exposed yucca, cordyline and dracaena sheathes. Also contains some recycled green sari yarn.  #016/3

las hermanas | 67cm d|
       
     
las hermanas | 67cm d|

Las hermanas /the sisters, refers to the wonderful women and artists who gifted materials for this piece. Nicole Jakins gathered the fishing line and stitched the centre piece, and the sage fibre is from Brooke Munro's property.

Coiled wall art with camphor laurel twig rim and green sage centre, bangalow palm inflorescence and some naturally dyed fibres and cords through out.

reclining | 64-40-35 cm |
       
     
reclining | 64-40-35 cm |

sculptural piece employing both ribbed basketry and random weave techniques. Star jasmine vine is the base fibre and several other local fibres are woven on to it - dracaena draco, iris, gymea lily. 

pomegranate | 50 50 30 cm |
       
     
pomegranate | 50 50 30 cm |

star jasmine, gymea lily and copper wire

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petal catcher |45 x 25 cm |

whimsical pod shape - stitched, coiled, sculptural hanging vessel.  Features some botanically dyed fibres, many hand corded strings and bougainvillea petals incorporated into string. While some of the natural colours are changing over time, the pink petals are holding colour well. Check out #petalcatcher on instagram for process shots #015/31

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Featuring dragon tree leaves /dracaena draco with it’s distinctive orange tips, and other locally sourced natural fibres.  Handmade string and cord handle.  #016/11

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wall art

technique – random weave bottom and ribbed basketry top.

fibres: jasmine vine, jacaranda, dracaena draco, bangalow palm spathe

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Clam #016/11

A random weave featuring dracaena draco /dragon tree leaf with it's distinctive orange sheath.

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random weave featuring star jasmine, gymea lily, philodendron, dracaena draco, bangalow palm spathe, banksia leaves, hardenbergia vine #016/17

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string theory

featuring hand corded string made from local natural fibres. #016/5

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sundrenched | 80cm |

check out #bangalowpalmplatter on instagram for more on this and similar pieces.  It's a long, narrow platter, designed for showcasing bangles. The bangalow palm on the bottom has some beautiful insect markings so it would be lovely empty too.  #016/21

Technique:  basketry looping – sometimes called knotless netting and stitched coiling.

Fibres: bangalow palm, jacaranda, flax, lomandra, kangaroo paw, dracaena marginata, philodendron – and yellow hemp string.

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hibiscus | bangalow palm platter |

see #bangalowpalmplatter on instagram for more information and similar pieces. 

Bangalow Palm Platter

Technique: stitched coiling around a bangalow palm base. This piece was quite a labour of love.  It features some solar dyed fabric remnants and fibres, including lace and also incorporates some hand made cordage with bougainvillea petals.  It is named after the principal dyeing flower used in my solar pot.

 Fibres:  bangalow palm sheath in centre, lemongrass cordage, bromeliad, reed and clivia petal cordage, solar dyed bangalow palm inflorescence using dried hibiscus flowers, lace, philodendron, cordyline, yucca (some fibres also dyed in hibiscus pot),  iris with bougainvillea petal cordage, mother in law’s tongue….all stitched with bone waxed irish linen thread.

hibiscus | 73 x 30 cm |
       
     
hibiscus | 73 x 30 cm |

see #bangalowpalmplatter on instagram for more information and similar pieces. 

Bangalow Palm Platter

Technique: stitched coiling around a bangalow palm base. This piece was quite a labour of love.  It features some solar dyed fabric remnants and fibres, including lace and also incorporates some hand made cordage with bougainvillea petals.  It is named after the principal dyeing flower used in my solar pot.

 Fibres:  bangalow palm sheath in centre, lemongrass cordage, bromeliad, reed and Clivia petal cordage, solar dyed bangalow palm inflorescence using dried hibiscus flowers, lace, philodendron, cordyline, yucca (some fibres also dyed in hibiscus pot),  iris with bougainvillea petal cordage, mother in law’s tongue….all stitched with bone waxed irish linen thread.

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